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Desert Warfare



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A world where little light penetrates. Of dense vegetation, tangled roots, fetid mud and swamps. Where the helicopter, sophisticated weaponry and technology have revolutionized military combat. But where survival still depends on acute observation and listening for the slightest sound. The jungle. Backdrop to one of the most gruelling of all forms of warfare. To wars that in recent times have changed the course of history. The subject of this expert, extensively illustrated study by Bryan Perrett. Originally published to acclaim in 1990 by Patrick Stephens Limited, this re-issue represents a determination on the publisher's part to keep this esteemed volume in print. AUTHOR: Bryan Perrett was educated at Liverpool College. He served in the Royal Tank Regiment and was awarded the Territorial Decoration. A professional military historian for many years, his books include 'A History of the Blitzkrieg' and 'Knights of the Black Cross: Hitler's Panzerwaffe' and its Leaders. His treatise 'Desert Warfare' was widely consulted during the Gulf War. His most recent works, including 'Last Stand!', 'At All Costs!' And 'Against all Odds!' examine aspects of motivation. During the Falklands and Gulf Wars Bryan Perrett served as Defense Correspondent to the Liverpool Echo. SELLING POINTS: . Re-issue of a an esteemed piece of work initially released to acclaim in 1988 . Features extensive photographic illustration throughout. . It offers a comprehensive and entertaining history of desert warfare from the Roman era to the 1980s . An engaging history of the intricacies of jungle warfare in a variety of contexts through the ages. . Skilfully evokes a real sense of the desert landscapes that have played host to such an array of military engagements through the centuries. Illustrated

Product code: 9781473847453

ISBN 9781473847453
No. Of Pages 224
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H246xW172
Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Re-issue of an esteemed piece of work, initially published in 1988 by Patrick Stephens Limited.