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Battle of Dale

Event Type: Military/Strategic

Age: 3rd Age - Ring War

Dates: March 17, 3019 ~ March 19, 3019


An event in the Battle of Dale and Erebor; see that entry for an overview:
At the same time as the great armies besieged Minas Tirith a host of the allies of Sauron that had long threatened the borders of King Brand crossed the River Carnen, and Brand was driven back to Dale. There he had the aid of the Dwarves of Erebor; and there was a great battle at the Mountain's feet. It lasted three days, but in the end both King Brand and King Dáin Ironfoot were slain, and the Easterlings had the victory. But they could not take the Gate and many... took refuge in Erebor.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, The Tale of Years

Elena Tiriel 25Jan04, 31May04, 17Jul04

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