War in the Shadows by Robert B. Asprey
The Guerrilla in History

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An updated edition of the classic study of guerrilla warfare includes detailed analyses of everything from Alexander the Great's battles with Asiatic Scythians, through the events of the Vietnam War, to the current status of guerrilla warfare.

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Published January 1, 1975 by MACDONALD. 804 pages
Genres: History, War, Professional & Technical, Travel. Non-fiction

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Thus we get a frieze of hit-and-run plunder and conventional armies' skirmishes from the Normans and Vikings and Mongols to Morgan's Raiders -- with neither implicit nor explicit lessons about the problems of guerrilla warfare.

May 09 1975 | Read Full Review of War in the Shadows: The Guerr...

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Originally published in two volumes in 1975, this updated, abridged version of Asprey's monumental survey of guerrilla warfare begins with the struggle between Persian king Darius and Scythian irregul

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