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* ''ComicBook/WonderWoman2011'': Ares, god of war, is able to call up an army of the shades of soldiers from every past armed conflict on earth

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** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS20E5Enlightenment "Enlightenment"]] the Eternals have abducted various naval crews from Earth history to participate in their race.
** In [[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors "The Five Doctors"]] [[spoiler:Borusa]] uses a time scoop to bring various Doctors Who, companions and recurring villains to do battle in the Death Zone.


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* ''Series/RedDwarf'' has a non-time-travel related example in [[Recap/RedDwarfSeasonIVMeltdown "Meltdown"]], featuring two opposing armies of sentient waxworks including Caligula, Mussolini, Hitler, Gandhi and Lincoln.


* When Jack Spicer got his hands on the time-travel Shen Gong Wu Sands of Time in ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown'', his plan was to assemble a team of history's villains; Genghis Khan, Blackbeard, Billy the Kid, [[OneOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers his first grade teacher Mrs. Cornhaven]], and his future self- from the very distant future. It ultimately fails when Omi uses the Sands of Time to bring his own future self to the present.

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* When Jack Spicer got his hands on the time-travel Shen Gong Wu Sands of Time in ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown'', his plan was to assemble a team of history's villains; Genghis Khan, Blackbeard, Billy the Kid, [[OneOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers his first grade teacher Mrs. Cornhaven]], and his future self- from the very distant future. It ultimately fails when Omi uses the Sands of Time to bring his own future self to the present.


* ''Cavemen 2 Cosmos'', a total overhaul mod for ''[[VideoGame/{{Civilization}} Civilization IV]]'', eventually ends up with very sci-fi future technology, including time travel. One of the best recruitment policies that can be set up is about plucking from throughout time and space specimens, warriors and soldiers who would otherwise die in combat, uplift them to current technological level and use them for your army. Each unit constructed under this policy starts with absolutely ludicrous amount of experience, allowing it to instantly pick a dozen or so upgrades, regardless of any other factors.

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* ''Cavemen 2 Cosmos'', ''VideoGame/CavemanToCosmos'', a total overhaul mod for ''[[VideoGame/{{Civilization}} Civilization IV]]'', eventually ends up with very sci-fi future technology, including time travel. One of the best recruitment policies that can be set up is about plucking from throughout time and space specimens, warriors and soldiers who would otherwise die in combat, uplift them to current technological level and use them for your army. Each unit constructed under this policy starts with absolutely ludicrous amount of experience, allowing it to instantly pick a dozen or so upgrades, regardless of any other factors.

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* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'': In ''Ghost Story'', Harry leads an army of ghostly warriors through the Nevernever to fight a spirit enemy. One memorable scene shows the enemy having set up pillboxes and other defenses. An 18th century grenadier produces a number of black-powder grenades, and then asks a 1920's mobster if he can borrow his Zippo for a bit.

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* ''Cavemen 2 Cosmos'', a total overhaul mod for ''[[VideoGame/{{Civilization}} Civilization IV]]'', eventually ends up with very sci-fi future technology, including time travel. One of the best recruitment policies that can be set up is about plucking from throughout time and space specimens, warriors and soldiers who would otherwise die in combat, uplift them to current technological level and use them for your army. Each unit constructed under this policy starts with absolutely ludicrous amount of experience, allowing it to instantly pick a dozen or so upgrades, regardless of any other factors.


* In ''VideoGame/HyruleWarriors'', fighters on both sides are recruited from notable eras of Hyrule's history, namely [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword the Sky Era]], [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime the Era of the Hero of Time]], and [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess the Era of Twilight]]. The upcoming ''Hyrule Warriors Legends'' adds heroes from [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker the Era of the Great Sea]]. This last one is notable as it's from a different timeline then the previously established Era of Twilight, happening at roughly the same point in time.

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* In ''VideoGame/HyruleWarriors'', fighters on both sides are recruited from notable eras of Hyrule's history, namely [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword the Sky Era]], [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime the Era of the Hero of Time]], and [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess the Era of Twilight]]. The upcoming ''Hyrule Warriors Legends'' adds heroes from [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker the Era of the Great Sea]]. This last one is notable as it's from a different timeline then the previously established Era of Twilight, happening at roughly the same point in time.


* Reinhold Borsten did this in the ''Hex'' comic book series. This is how gunslinger ComicBook/JonahHex got transported to 2050. One clear example was the group that Jonah Hex once joined (against his will) called Five Warriors From Forever. The team was created by a time-based villain called Lord of Time and consisted of heroes from different historical periods, such as the Viking Prince (who is a viking), Black Pirate (who is, off course, a pirate), Miss Liberty (a vigilante from the American Revolution), and Enemy Ace (a WWI German pilot), and were gifted with various powers that allowed them to beat both the ComicBook/JusticeLeague and the Justice Society

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* Reinhold Borsten did this in the ''Hex'' comic book series. This is how gunslinger ComicBook/JonahHex got transported to 2050. One clear example was the group that Jonah Hex once joined (against his will) called Five Warriors From Forever. The team was created by a time-based villain called Lord of Time and consisted of heroes from different historical periods, such as the Viking Prince (who is [[UsefulNotes/TheVikingAge a viking), viking]]), Black Pirate (who is, off course, [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfPiracy a pirate), pirate]]), Miss Liberty (a vigilante from [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution the American Revolution), Revolution]]), and Enemy Ace (a WWI [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne WWI]] German pilot), and were gifted with various powers that allowed them to beat both the ComicBook/JusticeLeague and the Justice Society


* Reinhold Borsten did this in the ''Hex'' comic book series. This is how gunslinger ComicBook/JonahHex got transported to 2050. One clear example was the group that Jonah Hex once joined (against his will) called Five Warriors From Forever. The team was created by a time-based villain called Lord of Time and consisted of heroes from different historical periods, such as the Viking Prince (who is a viking), Black Pirate (who is, off course, a pirate), Miss Liberty (a vigilante from the American Revolution), and Enemy Ace (a WWI German pilot), and were gifted with various powers that allowed them to beat both the JusticeLeague and the Justice Society

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* Reinhold Borsten did this in the ''Hex'' comic book series. This is how gunslinger ComicBook/JonahHex got transported to 2050. One clear example was the group that Jonah Hex once joined (against his will) called Five Warriors From Forever. The team was created by a time-based villain called Lord of Time and consisted of heroes from different historical periods, such as the Viking Prince (who is a viking), Black Pirate (who is, off course, a pirate), Miss Liberty (a vigilante from the American Revolution), and Enemy Ace (a WWI German pilot), and were gifted with various powers that allowed them to beat both the JusticeLeague ComicBook/JusticeLeague and the Justice Society


One of the standard uses of TimeTravel for an EvilOverlord is to pluck warriors from various wars throughout history and bring them through to the future (the EvilOverlord's present) and assemble them into an unbeatable army. The technique of TimeTravel isn't mandatory -- even it's not available, a {{Necromancer}} can still make up their own ancient army by use of AnimateDead, or a [[OurGodsAreDifferent god of death]] by enlisting the souls of dead soldiers and warriors.

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One of the standard uses of TimeTravel for an EvilOverlord is to pluck warriors from various wars throughout history and bring them through to the future (the EvilOverlord's present) and assemble them into an unbeatable army. The technique of TimeTravel isn't mandatory -- even if it's not available, a {{Necromancer}} can still make up their own ancient army by use of AnimateDead, or a [[OurGodsAreDifferent god of death]] by enlisting the souls of dead soldiers and warriors.


* Music/{{Sabaton}}'s eighth album, ''The Last Stand'', [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin which is entirely about grand last stands across history]], features this on the [[http://98b7695aa5bb76e7839227ab.skydustproductio.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Artwork.jpg album cover]]; showing a battle containing [[TheSpartanWay ancient Spartans]], [[TheCavalry the Polish Winged Hussar cavalry]], {{Samurai}}, and soldiers from [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne both wo]][[UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo rld wars]] fighting side-by-side in Castle Itter, a WWII battleground.[[note]]This is actually showing the subjects of six of the eleven original songs on the album.[[/note]]

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* Music/{{Sabaton}}'s eighth album, ''The Last Stand'', [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin which is entirely about grand last stands across history]], features this on the [[http://98b7695aa5bb76e7839227ab.skydustproductio.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Artwork.jpg album cover]]; showing a battle containing [[TheSpartanWay ancient Spartans]], [[TheCavalry the Polish Winged Hussar cavalry]], {{Samurai}}, and soldiers from [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI both wo]][[UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo wo]][[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII rld wars]] fighting side-by-side in Castle Itter, a WWII battleground.[[note]]This is actually showing the subjects of six of the eleven original songs on the album.[[/note]]


One of the standard uses of TimeTravel for an EvilOverlord is to pluck warriors from various wars throughout history and bring them through to the future (the EvilOverlord's present) and assemble them into an unbeatable army. The technique of TimeTravel isn't mandatory, even it's not available, a {{Necromancer}} can still make up their own ancient army by AnimateDead.

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One of the standard uses of TimeTravel for an EvilOverlord is to pluck warriors from various wars throughout history and bring them through to the future (the EvilOverlord's present) and assemble them into an unbeatable army. The technique of TimeTravel isn't mandatory, mandatory -- even it's not available, a {{Necromancer}} can still make up their own ancient army by AnimateDead.
use of AnimateDead, or a [[OurGodsAreDifferent god of death]] by enlisting the souls of dead soldiers and warriors.



* Reinhold Borsten did this in the ''Hex'' comic book series. This is how gunslinger ComicBook/JonahHex got transported to 2050.
** One clear example was the group that Jonah Hex once joined (against his will) called Five Warriors From Forever. The team was created by a time-based villain called Lord of Time and consisted of heroes from different historical periods, such as the Viking Prince (who is a viking), Black Pirate (who is, off course, a pirate), Miss Liberty (a vigilante from the American Revolution), and Enemy Ace (a WWI German pilot), and were gifted with various powers that allowed them to beat both the JusticeLeague and the Justice Society

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* Reinhold Borsten did this in the ''Hex'' comic book series. This is how gunslinger ComicBook/JonahHex got transported to 2050.
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2050. One clear example was the group that Jonah Hex once joined (against his will) called Five Warriors From Forever. The team was created by a time-based villain called Lord of Time and consisted of heroes from different historical periods, such as the Viking Prince (who is a viking), Black Pirate (who is, off course, a pirate), Miss Liberty (a vigilante from the American Revolution), and Enemy Ace (a WWI German pilot), and were gifted with various powers that allowed them to beat both the JusticeLeague and the Justice Society



* ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'' has an example, but it isn't time-travel related. The fortress of the Greek god Hades is guarded by dead soldiers from all of history: Skeletal Roman legionnaires with spears are joined by undead US Marines with assault rifles.
** Nico De Angelo shows the ability to summon an army of the dead, from different periods in history. Roman troops are summoned in "The House of Hades" to defeat monsters.

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* ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'' has an ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'':
** In a non time travel-related
example, but it isn't time-travel related. The the fortress of the Greek god Hades is guarded by dead soldiers from all of history: Skeletal skeletal Roman legionnaires with spears are joined by undead US Marines with assault rifles.
** Nico De Angelo shows the ability to summon an army of the dead, dead from different periods in history. Roman troops are summoned in "The House of Hades" to defeat monsters.



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* Eternity's Rangers from ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}}: Time Travel''.
* ''TabletopGame/HeroScape''
* The basic premise of the ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' CCG, with you as the summoner.

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* %%* Eternity's Rangers from ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}}: Time Travel''.
* %%* ''TabletopGame/HeroScape''
* The basic premise of the ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' CCG, ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'', with you as the summoner.summoner. The premise of the game is that you, the player, are taking the role of a Planeswalker, and the cards you play represent actual creatures, spells and locations your are summoning or casting in a duel with another Planeswalker. Depending on which cards from which sets end up used in a given game, the "summoned" beings can very well originate from any of dozens of planes and anywhen from a timeline of four and a half millennia.


* ''Literature/TheTamuli'' has the bad guys doing this. But it's less effective than most examples as the Army of the Ages are usually bronze age soldiers who are up against knights in full plate; the characters lampshade this, noting how much military technology, tactics, and techniques have improved and how ineffective this makes the ancient armies. Their other disadvantage is that they're connected to their leader and [[NoOntologicalInertia vanish]] if he's taken out.

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* ''Literature/TheTamuli'' has the bad guys doing this. But it's less effective than most examples as the Army of the Ages are usually bronze age soldiers who are up against knights in full plate; the characters lampshade this, noting how much military technology, tactics, and techniques have improved and how ineffective this makes the ancient armies. Their other disadvantage is that [[KeystoneArmy they're connected to their leader leader]] and [[NoOntologicalInertia vanish]] if he's taken out.


* The ''VideoGame/Fallout3'' expansion "Mothership Zeta" has you team up with several cryogenically-preserved warriors on the alien spaceship: a military doctor from Operation Anchorage, a contemporary slaver, a wild west cowboy, and a samurai. And a little girl from during the Great War.
** You also would've had an astronaut, but he didn't survive the thawing process.
*** You can wear his suit, though, it's actually required to [[spoiler: walk on the surface of the alien ship]], so in a way, ''you'' are the astronaut!

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* The ''VideoGame/Fallout3'' expansion "Mothership Zeta" has you team up with several cryogenically-preserved warriors on the alien spaceship: a military doctor from Operation Anchorage, a contemporary slaver, a wild west cowboy, and a samurai. And a little girl from during the Great War.
**
War. You also would've had an astronaut, but he didn't survive the thawing process.
*** You can wear his suit, though, it's actually required to [[spoiler: walk on the surface of the alien ship]], so in a way, ''you'' are the astronaut!
process.


** The War Lord does this in the serial "The War Games".
** In the episode "A Good Man Goes to War", [[spoiler: The Doctor himself does this. He recruits the space-spitfires from Churchill's England, space pirates, a Sontaran nurse, a lesbian Victorian detective Silurian, her girlfriend Jenny, and an entire army of Silurians. WordOfGod says that he wanted the immortal Captain Jack Harkness by his side as well, but the actor was busy making ''Series/TorchwoodMiracleDay''.]]
** And the episode "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E1AsylumOfTheDaleks Asylum of the Daleks]]" gives us an army of every Dalek in the ''Doctor Who'' series... [[NeverTrustATrailer or at least that's what the publicity said]]; in the actual episode, the main threat is an army of Creator/RussellTDavies-era Daleks gone mad, with blink-and-you'll-miss-them background cameos from classic series Dalek models. Only the RTD Daleks do something meaningful to the plot.

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** The War Lord does this in the serial [[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E7TheWarGames "The War Games".
Games"]].
** In the episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E7AGoodManGoesToWar "A Good Man Goes to War", War"]], [[spoiler: The the Doctor himself does this. He recruits the space-spitfires from Churchill's England, space pirates, a Sontaran nurse, a lesbian Victorian detective Silurian, her girlfriend Jenny, and an entire army of Silurians. WordOfGod says that he wanted the immortal Captain Jack Harkness by his side as well, but the actor was busy making ''Series/TorchwoodMiracleDay''.]]
** And the episode "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E1AsylumOfTheDaleks Asylum [[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E1AsylumOfTheDaleks "Asylum of the Daleks]]" Daleks"]] gives us an army of every Dalek in the ''Doctor Who'' series... [[NeverTrustATrailer or at least that's what the publicity said]]; in the actual episode, the main threat is an army of Creator/RussellTDavies-era Daleks gone mad, with blink-and-you'll-miss-them background cameos from classic series Dalek models. Only the RTD Daleks do something meaningful to the plot.

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