• What was the most effective infantry weapon in medieval warfare?
• Which defeat was the worst ever suffered by a Roman army?
• Was Erwin Rommel the most overrated general of World War II?
• Which legendary military leader endured the most embarrassing debut in history?
Extreme War reaches back to the first victory won through small-arms fire (Cerignola, April 1503) and forward to the greatest example of American combined arms tactics in World War II (D-Day). Across land, on or under the sea, and in the air, the elements of war are examined in fascinating detail, with careful analysis of how and why each leader, weapon, battle, or tactic came to fame-or infamy. These amazing inside stories examine the heroes and the hapless, the finest hours and worst blunders the military world has ever seen.
A Military Book Club Selection
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