The Contribution of the Archers Squad to the Battle:
The archers squad whom the Messenger of Allâh located on the Archers Mountain, had the upper hand in administering the war activities to go in favour of the Muslim army. The Makkan horsemen — commanded by Khalid bin Al-Waleed, supported by Abu ‘Amir Al-Fâsiq — had for three times attacked the left wing of the Muslim army with the aim of crushing it and then infiltrating into the rear to create a sort of confusion and disorder in the ranks of the Muslims and subsequently inflict heavy defeat on them. But thanks to the dexterity and great efforts of the archers, the three assaults were thwarted.
War activities went on and on fierecly with the Muslims in full command of the whole military developments until the idolaters finally staggered and retreated, leaving all motives of alleged pride, and affected dignity in oblivion, and their standard trodden by the feet of the fighters with none ever courageous enough to approach it. It seemed as if the three thousand idolaters had been fighting thirty thousand Muslims and not merely several hundreds.
Ibn Ishaq said: "Then Allâh sent down His Help unto the Muslims and verified His Promise to them. They chased the idolaters and evacuated them from their camp. No doubt it was a certain defeat." In a version by ‘Abdullah bin Az-Zubair that his father had said: "By Allâh, I was watching the servants of Hind bint ‘Utbah and her women friends fleeing with their garments gathered up. No one was there to prevent us from capturing them."
In another version by Al-Barâ’ bin ‘Azib — mentioned in Sahih Al-Bukhâri — he said: "When we fought them, they fled, and their women could be seen fleeing in the mountains with their anklets and legs revealed." The Muslims pursued the enemies putting them to sword and collecting the spoils.
The Battle of Uhud
A Consultation Assembly for a Defence Plan
Dividing the Islamic Army into Phalanxes and Departure to the Battle-field
Parading the Army
Passing the Night between Uhud and Madinah
The Rebellion of ‘Abdullah bin Ubai and his Followers
The Remainder of the Islamic Army are on the Move to Uhud
The Defence Plan
The Messenger of Allâh implants the Spirit of Bravery among his Armed Forces
Recruitment of the Makkan Army
Political Manoeuvres of Quraish
The effort of Quraishite Women at waging the Zeal of Men
(the-Lion-of-Allâh)-Hamzah-bin-‘Abdul-Muttalib">Assassination of Asadullâh (the Lion of Allâh) Hamzah bin ‘Abdul Muttalib
Bringing the Situation under Control
From his Wife’s lap to Sword-fights and Sorrows
The Contribution of the Archers Squad to the Battle
The Archers’ Fatal Mistake
The Most Awkward Hour in the Messenger’s Life
Mutilation of the Martyrs
Burial of the Martyrs
Hamrâ’ Al-Asad Invasion
The Observations of the Noble Qur’ân on the Battle of Uhud
Lessons and Moralities