Allan Mallinson: The Shape of Battle

The Book Club | 21 July 2022 | 0h 49m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Allan Mallinson about his book The Shape of Battle: Six Campaigns from Hastings to Helmand. Discusses why everyone should take an interest in warfare – as being the most complex of all human interactions; whether war is always “hell” for everyone involved; and how while the technology may change, the essentials remain the same.