What Are Alexander's Tactics

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Although Alexander’s forces were limited in terms of numbers, Alexander was able to command the approach with a definitive plan. There are usually multiple ways to approach and conquer challenges; this example proves that the most popular choice is not always the most effective. Even though Alexander had limited resources, the plan chosen by Alexander was meticulous and resourceful. Alexander used the troops under his command in an astute fashion to defeat a large and formidable opponent. Darius went into the skirmish with the belief that the size of his forces and the terrain would provide a clear advantage over the smaller forces of the opponent. However, due to the quick witted and intelligent plans set forth by Alexander, Darius would
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