The Killing Game: A Thousand Years of Warfare in Twenty Battles

The Killing Game: A Thousand Years of Warfare in Twenty Battles

By: Anthony Tucker-Jones (author)Hardback

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The second millennium of mankind has been characterized by almost incessant warfare somewhere on the face of the globe. The Killing Game serves as a snapshot of the development of warfare over the past 1,000 years, illustrating the bravery and suffering mankind has inflicted upon itself in developing what we call the `Art of War'. Here military historian Anthony Tucker-Jones selects twenty battles that illustrate the changing face of warfare over the past thousand years - from the Viking shield wall to long bows and knights, the emergence of gunpowder and finally the long-range faceless warfare of today. This is a look at the killing game and its devastating impact.

About Author

ANTHONY TUCKER-JONES spent nearly 20 years in the British Intelligence community before establishing himself as a defence writer and military historian. He has written extensively on aspects of warfare in the Second World War, including Hitler's Great Panzer Heist and Stalin's Revenge: Operation Bagration. He has also written Slaughter on the Eastern Front for The History Press (2017). www.atuckerjones.com

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780750983488
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780750983488
  • ISBN10: 0750983485

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