Wednesday, October 27, 2021
47.0°F
Charles Martel was a brilliant strategic military leader and tactician, who was always one jump ahead of his enemies, all of which in the long-run saved Europe from Muslim domination and the destruction of Christianity in Europe.

Stories this photo appears in:

HISTORY CORNER: Battle that saved Western Civilization
May 30, 2021 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: Battle that saved Western Civilization

Charles Martel — 'The Hammer' — stopped Islamic Moors from sweeping into Europe

THE Battle of Tours took place on Oct. 10, 732 A.D. somewhere between the cities of Poitiers and Tours in Aquitaine in western France 100 years after the death of Muhammad, the founder of Islam — Arabic for “submission — that preaches there is no god but Allah and Muhammad is his prophet.