The Viking Art of War (Greenhill Military Paperback)

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& 54 maps, tables, and charts & 6 x 9 & A best-selling study of the Viking genius for war & Explodes myths and reveals the facts behind the fearsome reputation This groundbreaking and authoritative study of the Vikings establishes the facts behind their rise to prominence, and cuts away the myths about their military and seafaring skills, reputation, and exploits. The author applies modern military thinking to the Viking art of war and examines their tactics, seamanship, mobility, strategy, and how they exploited victories and dealt with defeats. Learn how the Vikings established colonies in hostile territory and defeated a diverse array of enemies, including the Anglo-Saxons, the Franks, the Volga Bulgars, and the wild tribes of Ireland, in three centuries of military adventure. Paddy Griffith was a senior lecturer in war studies at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst for 16 years. He is the author of numerous articles and books on the history of warfare, including Battle Tactics of the Western Front, 1916-18 and The Art of War of Revolutionary France, 1789-1802.

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Paddy Griffith was a senior lecturer in War Studies at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst for sixteen years, and is the author of numerous books and articles on the history of warfare including Battle Tactics of the Western Front, 1916-18 and The Art of War of Revolutionary France.

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“...a detailed survey of the Viking raids, covering strategic mobility, causes of Viking expansion and army details...numerous entertaining historical anecdotes.” (The Herald HGMS)

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