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Persian War

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Battle of Marathon
1st battle-Greeks won-Greeks had 10,000 soldiers and Persia had 20,000-Greeks ran down hill and attacked and won
Thermopylae
2nd battle-Persians won- a narrow pass through mountains easily defended-Greeks had 7,000 soldiers defending for 2 days-Greeks had traitor that told Persia how to defeat Greek army and Greeks lost
Salamis
3rd battle-Greeks won- a strait near Athens-Greek navy attacked Persia's supply ships and won
Plataea
Final battle-Greeks won for good-all Greek army joined together and defeated Persia's army for good