Lost in the mists of Chinese antiquity is one of the earliest battles to feature a double envelopment of enemy flanks

Kutta, Timothy J.
February 2001
Military History;Feb2001, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p20
Details an ancient battle in China in which double envelopment of enemy flank was featured. Reign of the Chou dynasty led by Wu Wang; Rivalry between the Tsin and Ch'u states following the decline of the Chou dynasty; Military strategies used during the battle at Ch'eng P'u; How the armies were organized.


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