Warfare at Cannae by Aaron Blackburn
The Battle of Cannae has fascinated military enthusiasts and scholars since the event itself. This account recapitalizes the events of Hannibal Barca's most profound success on the battlefield during the Second Punic War fought between Rome and Carthage. By analyzing tactics, strategy, and historical data, this account highlights Hannibal Barca's ability to adopt lessons of war from previous eras of time and incorporate them to his advantage. Always outnumbered, Hannibal utilized numerous methods to deceive and bring about the destruction of Rome's largest fielded army, thereby ushering in a new term in warfare...The Battle of Annihilation.