Dunnigan, James F. How to Make War : A Comprehensive Guide to Modern Warfare
New York William Morrow & Company 1982 0688007805 / 9780688007805 Fifth Printing Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket
Apparent water damage to top of spine/front board/DJ, but text undamaged, corners bumped. DJ somewhat creased, esp. to flaps, moderate edgewear & chipping. Text is clean & unmarked.
"Informative, fascinating, shocking, How to Make War cuts through the myths and complexities of modern warfare. Neither pro-war nor anti-war, this primer makes no statements—except of the facts. Succinct, non-technical explanations and unique statistical charts cover every aspect of modern warfare on land and sea, in air and space. James F. Dunnigan, a leading expert on military history and simulations, uncovers precedents and trends, which best predict the outcome of military operations. The elusive human factors are often overlooked; Dunnigan shows that deficient leadership and training can easily undo technological superiority, that the most universal military law is Murphy’s."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall