The 'deadly' weapon nearly destroyed Alexander the Great's army

The great ideas of Alexander the Great's army were invincible before every battle and never trembled at any kind of attack, but only because of the small grains of sand that the arrogant army almost died.

As one of the best military leaders in history, Alexander the Great led the army in many places and achieved great victories.

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Alexander the Great's forces were attacked by . sand.

Few know that, in order to have those glorious victories, Alexander the Great and his powerful army had to deal with the dangerous and deadly attacks of the enemy. Among these is notorious as Alexander the Great's forces were attacked by . sand . Tiny, seemingly harmless grains of sand have been used by people in ancient times as dangerous weapons.

Specifically, a number of documents documenting Alexander the Great's army besieging Tire City faced fierce resistance from the army and the local people. The soldiers protecting the Tire city collected large amounts of sand in the area. After collecting, gathering to one place, the Tire people heated the sand until it turned red.

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Alexander the Great's forces suffered significant losses in the face of this dangerous attack.

At that time, hot red sand was poured into the soldiers of Alexander the Great by Tire soldiers. As a result, the soldiers of Alexander the Great tasted pain when hot sand came into contact with their bodies. Meanwhile, many of Alexander the Great's soldiers hurriedly removed their armor to remove hot sand from them. Immediately, they were shot by the archers of the Tire.

Red hot sand is also used to burn enemy ships. Therefore, Alexander the Great's forces suffered significant losses in the face of this dangerous attack.

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