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5 edition of AMBUSHES AND SURPRISES found in the catalog.

AMBUSHES AND SURPRISES

by Col. G. B. Malleson

  • 319 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Naval & Military Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • History / Military / General,
  • Military Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8966239M
    ISBN 101847342272
    ISBN 109781847342270

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This instructive and interesting book, written by a distinguished Victorian soldier and military historian, describes and analyses some of history’s most famous military ambushes – including Hannibal’s waylaying of the Romans on the shores of Lake Trasimene; the other great disaster to Roman arms when the Legions.

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This excellent examination of ambushes and surprises considers examples spanning two thousand years of warfare and will be fascinating to everyone interested in the field of battle at its most extreme.

Leonaur editions are newly typeset and are not facsimiles; each title is available in softcover and hardback with dustjacket. Get this from a library. Ambushes and surprises: being a description of some of the most famous instances of the leading into ambush and the surprise of armies, from the time of Hannibal to the period of the Indian mutiny.

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Biography. Malleson was born in ed at Winchester, he obtained a cadetship in the Bengal infantry inand served through the second Burmese subsequent appointments were in the civil line, the last being that of guardian to the young maharaja of retired with the rank of colonel inhaving been created C.S.I.

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Synonyms for surprise at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for surprise.Surprise attacks and ambushes can turn the tide of war.

More often than not, the side that has the larger base of industry or manpower wins in the end, but occasionally a well-timed and placed surprise can turn the tables, quicken what would be an overly long war, or give the smaller side a fighting chance.ASOIAF is known for its realism but one thing always bothered me that most of the battles in ASOIAF are ambushes or surprize attacks rather than pitched battles.

Martin really loves the idea of surprize attack than proper battles unlike real history where it was rare for an army to completely miss another army until its too late.