Galvarino was a Mapuche warrior who had both his hands chopped off by Spaniards. Upon returning to his tribe he raised a large army and fought in the first line with blades strapped to his mutilated joints.
An handless man led his army with knives tied to his stubs In the 1500s, Galvarino, a Mapuche warrior, raised an army to fight the Spaniards after they cut off his hands and he fought with swords tied to his stubs! Galvarino was a famous Mapuche warrior a tribe from what is now Chile. During the Arauco War he was taken captured and taken prisoner during the Battle of Lagunillas against the governor. Another 150 mapuches were captured, as well.