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===Prelude===
 
===Prelude===
According to Sauron's policy to find his [[The One Ring|One Ring]] and conquer [[Gondor]], on [[20 June]] {{TA|3018|n}} he sent the [[Witch-king|Lord of the Nazgûl]] to [[Sauron's attack on Osgiliath|attacked]] [[Osgiliath]].<ref name=Great>{{App|Great}}</ref>  Although the chief and secret purpose of the battle was to release the Nazgûl for the hunt, it also served to test [[Denethor]]'s strength and to destroy the bridge across the river.<ref name=Hunt>{{UT|Hunt}}</ref>
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According to Sauron's policy to find his [[One Ring]] and conquer [[Gondor]], on [[20 June]] {{TA|3018|n}} he sent the [[Witch-king|Lord of the Nazgûl]] to [[Sauron's attack on Osgiliath|attacked]] [[Osgiliath]].<ref name=Great>{{App|Great}}</ref>  Although the chief and secret purpose of the battle was to release the Nazgûl for the hunt, it also served to test [[Denethor]]'s strength and to destroy the bridge across the river.<ref name=Hunt>{{UT|Hunt}}</ref>
  
 
For months thereafter Sauron continued to amass his forces in Mordor.<ref>{{TT|IV4}}</ref>  However, the deliberate pace of his preparations were thrown into turmoil on [[6 March]] {{TA|3019|n}}<ref name=Great/> when Aragorn looked into the [[Orthanc-stone]] and revealed himself, the heir of [[Isildur]], and [[Andúril]] to Sauron.<ref>{{RK|V2}}</ref>  In response Sauron ordered all of his ready forces to immediately prepare to take the capital city of Gondor.
 
For months thereafter Sauron continued to amass his forces in Mordor.<ref>{{TT|IV4}}</ref>  However, the deliberate pace of his preparations were thrown into turmoil on [[6 March]] {{TA|3019|n}}<ref name=Great/> when Aragorn looked into the [[Orthanc-stone]] and revealed himself, the heir of [[Isildur]], and [[Andúril]] to Sauron.<ref>{{RK|V2}}</ref>  In response Sauron ordered all of his ready forces to immediately prepare to take the capital city of Gondor.

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