Saturday, March 23, 2013

Top 10 Attempts to Use Magic and the Supernatural to Win Wars

By Jeff Kelly/ Source: ListVerse

Anyone who has sat through a course on medieval history knows that there was once a time when people believed in the power of magic, as a tool that could be used to crush their enemies. 

Eventually people realized how silly such ideas were -- and ultimately, magic on the battlefield became limited to nerds LARPing around a local park, the only real magic employed being a powerful anti-coitus charm.

Or so at least you would think. Here are ten real cases of modern governments that tried to harness magic in order to win real wars.

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