The Trojan War started when Paris captured Helen, the wife of Menelaus, whose brother Odysseus made a plan to rescue her and defeat the Trojans once and for all....
Cut down 50 pine trees and make a wooden horse and we will hide in it!
The wooden horse was given to Troy as a gift which they accepted and covered with flowers to celebrate.
In the night Odysseus and 30 of his best soldiers climbed out of the horse, attacked the sleeping Trojans and captured the city!
The Greeks killed every soldier in sight and set fire to everything they could. burning the city to the ground. All the palace treasures were stolen and the streets were filled with blood.
After 10 years of war the Greeks set sail for home as heroes, taking Helen and many Trojan women and children with them!
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