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Detail and Descriptions of the Battle of Gaugamela

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The Department of History, at the U.S. Military Academy, produced these maps which, among other things, depict the Battle of Gaugamela.

At the top left, we see the “initial dispositions and opening movements” of both sides as the battle—which occurred in 331 B.C.—began.

At the top right, we see “Alexander’s Decisive Movement” and his final attack.

Alexander and his Macedonians were triumphant at the Battle of Gaugamela.

Click on the image for a much-better view.


Media Credits

Map images by the U.S. Military Academy, Department of History. Online, via the Academy’s Map Collection.

 

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