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The Swiss at War 1300-1500 - Miller, Douglas
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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 Douglas Miller ...

The Swiss at War 1300-1500 1979, Osprey Publishing (UK), New York

ISBN-13: 9780850453348

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