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1457 BCE The Battle of Megiddo


History of Battle - The Battle of Megiddo (c. 1468 BCE)

Pharaoh Thutmose III led Egyptian forces against the king of Kadesh, who led a rebellious coalition of Canaanite vassal states. It is the first battle that was recorded in reliable detail. The battle ended up in Egyptian victory, forcing Canaanites to flee. They lost 4000 men, inflicted around 8300 casualties and captured around 3400.
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    • Annals of Thutmose III 

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