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Battle of the Gwathló

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'''Battle of the Gwathló''', was a battle during the [[War of the Elves and Sauron]], in which [[Sauron]]'s army was routed by the [[Númenóreans]], and he barely escaped himself.
 
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Battle of the Gwathló
Conflict: War of the Elves and Sauron
Date: 1700 SA
Place: the Realm of Eregion
Outcome: Decisive victory for Elven-Dwarf alliance
Combatants

Elves and Dwarves

Sauron's forces

Commanders
  • Elrond
  • Amroth
  • Durin III
Strength

10-20,000 Noldor Elves, and Dwarves of Durin's folk

Thousands of Orcs, Evil Men, and other creatures of Sauron

Casualties

Light

Critical

Battle of the Gwathló, was a battle during the War of the Elves and Sauron, in which Sauron's army was routed by the Númenóreans, and he barely escaped himself.