The battle of marathon was won by the athenians after they where suprise attacked
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Persia wanted revenge, so King Xerxes had a plan too invade greece with 200,000 troops. The greek city states came together to defeat King Xerxes.
King Leonidas of Sparta had a huge army ready to stop the Persians. Their plan was to cut off their supplies and stop them from reaching Athens
The persians defeated the spartans at Thermopylae. A traitor helped the persians attack the greeks in a discreet manner. King Leonidas dismisses his troops and only keeps 300 men to fight until the end. Sadly the Greeks lost and the persians won the Battle of Thermopylae
Thimistocles of athens devised a plan to attack persia's ships. The athenian's lured the persians into the strait of salamis. and to trap the persian ships. The greeks attacked and sunk 300 ships. The greeks won the battle of salamis.
The greek city states come together even stronger and formed the largest army yet. The Greeks fight the persians one last time at the battle of Plataea. With over 100,000 soldiers on each side, the greeks defeated the persian army. The persians no longer had control of any greek city states, and eventualy found peace with each other