Battle of Salamis (480 BC)

Battle of Salamis (480 BC)

The Greek fleet owed their success to their good tactics and their fast and easily manoeuvrable ships.

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Battle of Salamis, naval tactics, Xerxes, strait, Greek, Persians, Persian Empire, Hellas, Athens, battle, war, warfare, fleet, watercraft, soldier, antiquity, island, marine, military campaign, history, camp

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