Chinese story-Stand against the wall-bei shui yi zhan-背水一战
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During the conflict between Chu and Han, Liu Bang ordered General Han Xin to lead the army to attack Zhao.
chǔ hàn xiāng zhēng zhī shí ， liú bāng mìng dà jiāng hán xìn lǐng bīng gōng dǎ zhào guó 。
The king of Zhao led two hundred thousand troops to meet the attack at Jingxing Pass in the Taihang Mountains.
zhào wàng dài le èr shí wàn dà jūn zài tài háng shān de jǐng xíng guān yíng jī 。
At that time, Han Xin had only twelve thousand troops with him.
dàng shí ， hán xìn zhǐ dài le yī wàn èr qiān rén mǎ 。
In order to defeat Zhao's army, he stationed ten thousand men in a backwater formation near the river.
wèi le dǎ bài zhào jūn ， tā jiāng yī wàn rén zhù zhā zài hé bian liè le yī gè bèi shuǐ zhèn 。
Another two thousand light horses were sent to lurk around the Zhao camp.
lìng wài pài liǎng qiān qīng qí qián fú zài zhào jūn jūn yíng zhōu wéi 。
After the battle, Zhao's 200,000 troops attacked the 10,000 Han troops by the river.
jiāo zhàn hòu ， zhào yíng èr shí wàn dà jūn xiàng hé bian de yī wàn hàn jūn shā lái 。
The Han army was faced with the enemy and had no choice but to fight to the death.
hàn jūn miàn lín dà dí ， hòu wú tuì lù ， zhǐ néng pīn sǐ fèn zhàn 。
At this time, the two thousand soldiers who were lurking took advantage of the deficiency and invaded the Zhao camp.
zhè shí qián fú de nà liǎng qiān shì bīng chéng xū gōng jìn zhào yíng 。
The Zhao army was flanked and was soon defeated by Han Xin.
zhào jūn zāo dào qián hòu jiā jī ， hěn kuài bèi hán xìn dǎ bài 。
After the war, some people asked: "The back of the water is a military taboo, why did the general knowingly do it?"
zhàn hòu yǒu rén wèn ： “ bèi shuǐ liè zhèn nǎi bīng jiā dà jì ， jiāng jūn wèi hé míng zhī gù fàn ？ ”
Han Xin said with a smile: "Home from death to life, this is recorded in the book of war."
hán xìn xiào zhe shuō：”zhì zhī sǐ de ér hòu shēng ， zhè yě shì bīng shū shàng yǒu jì zǎi de 。”