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82nd Airborne: Life in a New Sparta |  Havok Journal

82nd Airborne: Life in a New Sparta | Havok Journal

There has been resurgence of interest in the last five years or so over the warrior culture of Sparta. The Spartans are admired by the military, law enforcement,  sports fans, cross fitters and others for their “never say die” way of life and their warrior ethos.For the historically challenged the Spartans were the residents of Sparta,  a city state in ancient Greece.

They were known as the fiercest warriors of all the Greeks, and their reputation was well-deserved.Their defining moment came in 480 BC when 300 Spartan warriors lead by King Leonidas took on an estimated 100,000 Persians at the battle of Thermopylae.

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