The Battle of Halmyros, known by older scholars as the Battle of the Cephissus or Battle of Orchomenos, was fought on 15 March 1311 between the forces of the Frankish Duchy of Athens and its vassals under Walter of Brienne and the mercenaries of the Catalan Company, resulting in a devastating victory for the Catalans. by wraithdt on DeviantArt
The Battle of Marathon 490 BC: The day of Marathon is the critical epoch in the history of the two nations. It broke forever the spell of Persian invincibility, which had previously paralyzed men's minds. It helped the Greeks to get the spirit which beat back Xerxes. It secured for mankind the intellectual treasures of Athens, the growth of free institutions, the liberal enlightenment of the Western world, and the gradual ascendency for many ages of the great principles of European…
Battle of Athens, Dec 1944: British paras & Greek gendarmes battle communist guerrillas in the middle of Athens with the support of a Sherman tank. *Note the gendarme on the left wearing a German helmet.
Tyranny & The Battle of Athens, Tennesse | Ed That Matters: "Maybe we are too weak! Maybe we have lost the fire and sense of purpose that the Founding Fathers exhibited. Or, let’s not even go back that far. Maybe we should be like the 'Greatest Generation' that experienced the depression and World War II? They got things done, like the men of Athens and Etowa, Tennessee." | #prepbloggers #tyranny