War Elephants Part 1: Alexander’s Immortals

Few sights terrorized ancient armies more than that of a wall of elephants, tusks drenched in blood, bearing down on them in a killing frenzy. From the mighty armies of ancient India to the crack troops of Alexander the Great, all of them faced down weaponized elephants—and used them to crush their enemies.

We call upon you now to bear witness to an epic story: that of the awesome and great-hearted elephant of war.

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