Are there any armies in history so feared that it caused demoralization to their enemies just by seeing them?
Eg the greek spartans (or atleast i think the spartans), just wondering if there were any else?
Asked By: Leo - 2/10/2012
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Templar and Hospitaller knights during Crusades..So much that after Crusader defeat at Hattin everyone of those knights was killed, none were ransomed..Hospitallers became especially dangerous during the Third Crusade, example of it being battle of Arsuf... More
Answered By: kerak - 2/12/2012
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The Roman legion at the peak of its power... More
Answered By: Matt - 2/10/2012
The United States. In 1991, we struck so much fear and demoralization in the Iraqi Army that they were surrending in the tens of thousands. There was even an instance of an entire division surrendering to a US helo.
Answered By: wraeth - 2/10/2012
Probably when Ghengis Khan and his Mongol Horde attacked a lot of weaker countries who had no good defense to stop the massacres of soldiers and civilians alike... More
Answered By: pasta fa zool - 2/10/2012
look at the Devil Dogs of WW-2.. thousands committed suicide rather then be captured by the USMC.. The japs were told if they surrendered they would be eaten alive by the Marines.
Answered By: John Poole - 2/10/2012
The Zulu were widely feared by the British Army in South Africa. During the Battle of Isandlwana - the first contact between the British Army and the Zulu Army - over 1,300 British infantry were massacred by over 20,000 Zulu soldiers. This was the 80% of the British expeditionary force despatched to conquer the Zulu... More
Answered By: Rescuetoast - 2/10/2012
Answered By: Dylan - 2/10/2012
Modern examples... More
Answered By: satcomgrunt - 2/10/2012
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