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New Ways of War
New Ways of War
By Tom Wintringham
Penguin, 1940, 128 pp

This little brochure may turn out to have been one of the decisive factors in the war. It is the handbook being used today by the Local Defense Volunteers throughout Britain and it was written by their commander, a veteran of the First World War who later commanded the British Battalion in Loyalist Spain. The author not only gives a wide variety of practical advice on how to resist mechanized invasion -- the chosen weapon is a home-made hand grenade -- but tells why the British people must fight against Fascism whenever they encounter it.