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Month: March 2020

Military Organization of Gondor (Expanded)

Geography and organization For mobilizing its armies, Gondor uses a beacon system. This system is similar to that of Byzantine Empire, which had a line of beacons stretching from eastern […]

How Powerful Was Gondor At Its Height

Imrahil’s Statement In Return of the King, Prince Imrahil notes that the 7 000 strong force would have been a “vanguard” of Gondor’s army in time of its greatest strength. […]

Tactical Overview – The Unsullied

Ser Jorah Mormont claims – multiple times – that the Unsullied are the finest infantry in all the world, but since Ser Jorah and reality are not exactly on talking […]

Clash of Empires – Mordor vs Westeros

FORCE SIZE AND COMPOSITION Total number of forces should be as follows: Mordor 158 000 95 000 orcs (infantry, cavalry?) 23 500 Southrons (infantry, cavalry, Mumakil) 27 500 Easterlings (infantry, […]

Strategy of Sauron

Overview Second Age Sauron’s strategy was logistically and tactically sound, but he made a very basic mistake. Essentially, he failed to understand his enemies, whereas his enemies understood him. Through […]