“As to the field of battle it is the abiding of the dead. And he who decides to die will live, and he who wishes to live will die.”- Wu C’hi (421-381 BC)
WAR PEACE TRIBUTE ALLIANCES
24th August 1439 the Ottoman Empire declares war on Mameluks.
24th August 1439 the Ottoman Empire declares war on Ak Koyunlu.
6th June 1443 Ak Koyunlu sue for peace, surrendering Armenia, Azerbaijan, Dagestan and 25,000 ducats.
7th August 1443 the Mameluks sue for peace, surrendering Syria, Cataract, Cyrenaica and 200,000 ducats.
1st March 1444 the Ottoman Empire joins the war on Aragon and her allies Albania and Naples as she joins Granada’s alliance with Fez and Algiers.
1st July 1446 Albania sue for peace, surrendering Hellas.
6th August 1446 Aragon sue for peace, surrendering 100,000 ducats.
5th Jan 1448 Castile and her ally Portugal declares war on Granada, Algiers and the Ottoman Empire.
1st May 1448 the Ottoman Empire declares war on the Mameluks.
1st Jan 1449 Mameluks sue for peace, converting to the true Sunni faith.
1st Jan 1449 Naples sue for peace, surrendering 50,000 ducats.
( NOTE : Income is so high due to 27,000 Cavalry lead by Murad II looting/beseiging Tago)
"Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking" - Oliver Cromwell
Ottoman casualties for the motherland 1419 - 1449
Infantry = Combat 33,961 - Attrition 34,391 - Total 68,844
Cavalry = Combat 46,238 - Attrition 26,275 - Total 72,513
Cannon = Combat 3 - Total 3
Galley's = Combat 1 - Attrition 4 - Total 5
Bad Boy 1449 = 10.5