Cannae 216 BC: Hannibal smashes Rome's Army (Campaign)

Cannae 216 BC: Hannibal smashes Rome's Army (Campaign)

Mark Healy


Osprey's examine of the conflict of Canae (216 BC), that is considered as one of many maximum battles of army heritage. Hannibal's stratagem has turn into a version of the peerlessly fought conflict and is studied intimately at army academies all over the world. At Cannae the Romans faced Hannibal with a military of 80,000 infantry and 6,000 cavalry. Hannibal confronted them with 40,000 foot and 10,000 horse. The engagement that used to be a masterpiece of battlefield keep an eye on. through the tip of the clash the Romans had misplaced 47,500 infantry and 2,700 cavalry killed and an extra 19,300 captured.

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