Alexander and Military Matters/The Battle of Gaugamela

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The Battle of Gaugamela took place in 331 BC between Alexander the Great and Darius III of Persia. The battle, which is also called the Battle of Arbela, resulted in a massive victory for the Macedon and led to the fall of the The Battle of Gaugamela. On the face of it Alexander should never have one. His forced were vastly outnumbered and the setting for the battle was a long open plain where Darius could use his superior number sot outflank Alexander.