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Modern Photos Of The Deadliest Battles In History

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Whether you want to walk the route of Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg or visit the spot where Leonidas and his Spartans made their last stand against the Persians, these legendary battlefields are still there to be visited. And some are not much changed from when their names passed into history - whether because of active preservation efforts, or because nobody had much reason to build anything there.

If you don't feel like hoofing it to Greece or Pennsylvania or Tunisia or Japan, you're just a few clicks away from satellite images of these timeless fields. Join us for a survey of 30 of history's most famous battlefields, in a bird's-eye view of how they look today.

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