Battlefields: Speed & Surprise


“Rather than relying on defensive fortifications, he made brilliant use of speed and surprise on the battlefield, as well as perfecting siege warfare to such a degree that he ended the era of walled cities.” (Weatherford, 2004, p.xvii)

Weatherford, J. (2004) Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World. New York, NY: Broadway Books.

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