Map of the Battle of the Hydaspes 326 BC - Crossing of the River
Porus was a
ruler who reigned over what is now your Pakistan.
At the battlefield, Porus showed up with
34,000 soldiers and 200 elephants. Alexander's troops scared the
elephants, the elephants turned around and charged right into the
lines of the enemy.
Map of the Battle of the Hydaspes 326 BC - Combined Arms Attack
Alexander won but let Porus continue to
be ruler over his realm, which was declared part of the Macedonian Empire, of
Another person fighting in the battle
of the Hydaspes was Alexander's top officer
Seleucus I Nicator.