By Steven Pressfield
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At Thermopylae, a rocky mountain cross in northern Greece, the dreaded and favourite Spartan squaddies stood 300 robust. Theirs used to be a suicide venture, to carry the cross opposed to the invading hundreds of thousands of the robust Persian army.
Day after bloody day they withstood the negative onslaught, deciding to buy time for the Greeks to rally their forces. Born right into a cult of non secular braveness, actual persistence, and unequalled conflict ability, the Spartans will be remembered for the best army stand in history--one that may now not finish until eventually the rocks have been awash with blood, leaving just one gravely injured Spartan squire to inform the tale....
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