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: - 2/10/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
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
Additional Answers (7)
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
The spartans
Answered By: Dylan - 2/10/2012
Modern examples... More
Answered By: satcomgrunt - 2/10/2012
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-203