Sunday, October 05, 2008

Themistocles: Master of Deception.

About 2,500 years ago, a Greek commander executed what might be the most perfect case of deception in the history of warfare. He was cunning and cocky, but above all, he was successful because he knew how to use human intelligence. This brilliant Greek commander was Themistocles of Athens, and the date was 480 B.C.

A nice little article on the battle of Salamis.

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