By Philip Sidnell
Which military used camels disguised as battle elephants? Which illustrious warlord was once killed by way of a midget ninja hidden in his latrine? How did dwell cows dropped through the Soviet air strength sink a jap vessel? And simply what sort of weapon used to be the Bohemian Ear Spoon? those are only some of the very important questions of army heritage responded during this booklet.
‘Midget Ninja and Tactical Laxatives’ is a light-hearted examine the most weird and wonderful incidents, most unearthly guns and strangest stratagems to be present in the annals of war. Drawn from all classes of historical past there's something the following for each reader with an curiosity in army heritage and/or a feeling of humor.
Some of the sections integrated:
War Elephants and the way to forestall Them (including the notorious blazing pigs)
Ignominious Deaths (e.g. the midget ninja within the latrine)
A lost feel of Honor (e.g. the sniper who permit George Washington live)
Suicide Missions (e.g. mass suicide as a diversion tactic and a case of self-decapitation)
Weird and lovely guns: (such because the WW2 bat bomb -with genuine bats)
Stranger issues take place at Sea (e.g. million-ton ice ships and demise through blocked toilet)
God is on our aspect (of omens, oracles and the traditional conflict stopped through a UFO)
An military Marches on its belly (e.g. the tactical use of laxatives and the Greek military immobilized for three days by means of hallucinogenic honey)