How And Why The Great Wall Of China Was Really Built • Discoverology

How And Why The Great Wall Of China Was Really Built

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The Great Wall of China was built 2,200 years ago out of military necessity: to combat the Mongolian ancestors of Genghis Khan. Its construction was a marvel of military engineering.

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