Hannibal vs. Scipio
Hannibal... one of the most brilliant milatary commandres in History. Scipio Africanus... one of the greatist Generals in Roman History. Two men, arch enemies, one destiny...
The Battle Of Zama!
The first major battle was Trebia.
A river ran between Hannibal's camp and the Roman army were sent to stop him. The terrain surrounding the river was overgrown with bushes and plants. Hannibal ordered 2000 of his men to hide among the bushes. He sent out a small Carthaginian force to harass the Romans.
The Roman army responded as Hannibal wanted. The Romans immediately marched toward Hannibal's army. The lead soldiers met and fought a savage hand to hand duel. Hannibal's elephants and cavalry attacked the Roman cavalry, chasing them off. The cavalry then attacked the Roman flanks (sides).
Then... the Carthaginian soldiers hiding in the dense underbrush attacked the rear of the Roman army.
The Roman soldiers broke and ran. Thousands were killed on the battlefield by Hannibal's forces and the Many more drowned as they tried to cross the river.
20,000 Roman soldiers were killed!
Rome/Scipio had won!