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The '''Disaster of the Morannon''' was a battle in [[Third Age 1944]] in which King [[Ondoher]] of [[Gondor]] attempted to rout the northern alliance of [[Wainriders]].
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The '''Disaster of the Morannon''' was a battle in {{TA|1944}} in which King [[Ondoher]] of [[Gondor]] attempted to rout the northern alliance of [[Wainriders]].
  
 
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After defeat at [[Battle at Celebrant Fields]] Wainriders have prepared for revenge. [[Easterlings]] have allied with [[Haradrim]] and [[Men]] of [[Khand]]. Gondor was attacked from two sides from north and from south. Gondor didn"t know anything about this and when attack finally begined Gondor wasn't unprepared but his force was very little.
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After defeat at [[Battle of the Field of Celebrant]], the Wainriders prepared for revenge. [[Easterlings]] allied with [[Haradrim]] and [[Men]] of [[Khand]], and attacked Gondor from two sides from north and from south.
  
 
== The Battle ==
 
== The Battle ==

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The Disaster of the Morannon was a battle in T.A. 1944 in which King Ondoher of Gondor attempted to rout the northern alliance of Wainriders.

Events Prior to the Battle

After defeat at Battle of the Field of Celebrant, the Wainriders prepared for revenge. Easterlings allied with Haradrim and Men of Khand, and attacked Gondor from two sides from north and from south.

The Battle

Due primarily to opposing cavalry, Ondoher's army was defeated. Ondoher and his eldest son Artamir were killed, and the Wainriders were victorious. They camped and rejoiced on the battlefield after the end, until the Battle of the Camp.

Aftermath