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Before the mighty Romans the French British and US There was one man and his army which laid the blueprints of warfare and managed to take over most of the known world if not all of it along the way The army of Alexander the Great was one of the greatest armies the world has ever seen This was due to unprecedented discipline tacticsweaponry and the leadership of an amazing general If Alexanders army were modernized it would be the ultimate war machine To win a battle one needs weapons and troops amongst other things But to be truly effective and potent one must be able to control the troops in order to be triumphant Alexanders army is a perfect example of flawless control of soldiers The discipline within this army was so great and so proscribed it was almost a dream It started with Alexanders father King Philip who was the first to start making the job of the soldier a well paying job Before men would join up until crop season then drop out to grow crops This was somewhat of a pain because they could only fight a war nine months a year then go home for crop season So Philip decided to make military a profession By doing this a majority of the men stayed all year This brought unity and brotherhood to the army and allowed the men to be drilled on a regular basis The soldiers were now becoming ultimate fighting machines Unfortunately Philip died before the mens true discipline could be tested Once Alexander came into power the soldiers were put to the test They passed with flying colours These men proved to be unbreakable holding their ground no matter what the odds which were normally heavily out numbered But it wasnt like they were matching up against some crazy barbarians who would march to their own beat they were fighting other well-trained armies far larger and equally
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