Throughout the combat history of humanity, there have been proven effective ways to increase, if not effectively, ensure your chance of winning the battle. These may be combat formations like squad file or maybe squad echelon; or techniques like ambushing them or playing with their minds with some psychological warfare. They’re pretty awesome, but sometimes, an unprecedented and unconventional strategy born from a combination of quick thinking and maybe fear is all it takes to turn the tides against the enemies and secure victory. Here are proofs:

Sending Erotic Dancers As Distractions

“The whole secret lies in confusing the enemy so that he cannot fathom our real intent.”

— Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Perhaps this was what Tang General Chai Shao lived by, so when he found himself and his soldiers on the low ground (literally and figuratively) during the Tuyuhun invasion of Gansu in 623, he came up with an idea to confuse and distract the enemy forces.