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To: MattinNJ
Who was that German who led the Romans into an ambush that wiped out an entire legion?

That was Hermann, whom the Romans called Arminius. His victory over the Romans at the Teutoburg Forest in AD 9 convinced them not to push the northern boundary of their empire beyond the Rhine.

46 posted on 11/21/2012 6:06:48 PM PST by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: Fiji Hill

Thanks. That fight must have been amazing.


64 posted on 11/21/2012 9:27:00 PM PST by MattinNJ (Col. West in 2016!!!!!!!!)
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