Barbarians in the forest

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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 219 (August 2006), p. 48-55

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The slaughter of three Roman legions by Arminius and his barbarians in the German forest shook the foundations of the Roman world. In an extract from 'Rome's Greatest Defeat: massacre in the Teutoburg Forest' (Sutton), Adrian Murdoch reveals how the victory has haunted German history ever since