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UtherPenguin
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8/9/2015 7:34:34 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
Chinese general Zhuge Liang had to defend a town against 150,000 troops with just 100 men. He told his men to hide, flung open the gates and sat on the walls playing a lute. The opposing general, certain it was a trap, ordered a retreat.

Modern military officials take note, this is how you do warfare: https://33.media.tumblr.com...
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Atheist-Independent
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8/10/2015 4:09:44 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/9/2015 7:34:34 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
Chinese general Zhuge Liang had to defend a town against 150,000 troops with just 100 men. He told his men to hide, flung open the gates and sat on the walls playing a lute. The opposing general, certain it was a trap, ordered a retreat.

Modern military officials take note, this is how you do warfare: https://33.media.tumblr.com...

This is great XD
Diqiucun_Cunmin
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8/11/2015 3:35:10 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/9/2015 7:34:34 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
Chinese general Zhuge Liang had to defend a town against 150,000 troops with just 100 men. He told his men to hide, flung open the gates and sat on the walls playing a lute. The opposing general, certain it was a trap, ordered a retreat.

Modern military officials take note, this is how you do warfare: https://33.media.tumblr.com...

I read it in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, so it must be true :P

/s aside, the story is true, but Luo Guanzhong misattributed it to Zhuge.
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8/11/2015 4:05:27 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
Like what the chinease man who wrote the Art of War said, war is all about deception.
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Otokage
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8/12/2015 10:53:52 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/9/2015 7:34:34 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
Chinese general Zhuge Liang had to defend a town against 150,000 troops with just 100 men. He told his men to hide, flung open the gates and sat on the walls playing a lute. The opposing general, certain it was a trap, ordered a retreat.

Modern military officials take note, this is how you do warfare: https://33.media.tumblr.com...

Didn't know this one. So cool. Thanks for sharing :)