Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Apache Warrior 1860-86, Robert N. Watt.

Apache Warrior 1860-86, Robert N. Watt
An interesting look at the Chiricahua Apaches and their twenty five year long struggle against encroaching Americans and Mexicans, ending with the final surrender of Geronimo and Mangus in 1886. Looks at how the Apache trained for conflict, the distinction between war and raiding, and the risk avoidance that dominated Apache planning, supported by a good mix of successful and unsuccessful raids.
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