I am a huge Osprey fan, but this is easily the worst one I have read.
In another spot, you'd see him quote directly from a primary source, but give no interpretation of half the words that all have unique meanings.
The illustrations by Adam Hook are very clarifying being a great complement to the prose.
Good information but poorly organized. I found the book helpful for my purposes of learning quite a bit about tactics of the period, but I had to work for the information I wanted... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mark D. Acres
I am a huge Osprey fan, but this is easily the worst one I have read. While the "diary entries" and the pictures from the manuals of the period added color, they do not... Read morePublished 17 months ago by American Barbarian
I was really looking forward to this book. I am very familiar with the Osprey series of military history. Pike and Shot is an area I know little about. Read morePublished 22 months ago by mike esposito
This is a well written and well researched historical work. It holds the reader's attention in a compelling manner. Easy to read book. Read morePublished on May 29, 2011 by mahdi1ray
I found this book very sporadic and hard to read in some parts. Some of the tactics are really hard to understand and some key events like the battle of Rocroi got almost no... Read morePublished on February 11, 2011 by T. Welch