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The Swiss at War, 1300-1500

The Swiss at War, 1300-1500

by Douglas Miller

Editorial: Osprey Publishing, Limited
ISBN: 9780850453348
Número de páginas: 48
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 2 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-08-03


During the 14th and 15th centuries military tactics in Europe underwent a period of sustained transformation of which the outcome was the rejuvenation of the footsoldier as the major tactical unit. One nation alone stands principally responsible for this development – the Swiss Confederation. For centuries the mounted knights had 'ridden roughshod over the populations of Europe'. It was in the Swiss halberdier and later the pikeman that the mounted men-at-arms were to meet their match. This absorbing text by ...