From papier-mâché horses to opium-laced cigarettes, these weird war tactics worked. Throughout recorded history, warring nations have devised a variety of unconventional war tactics to defeat or foil their enemies. Listed below are just eight of the most bizarre strategies. 1. Snake Bombs (Punic Wars, 190 BC) While Hannibal Barca (the great Carthaginian general) is perhaps most famous for leading an invading force of elephants across the Alps to attack Rome, his most impressive, and …read more
Chris Tusa is an author, managing editor of Fiction Southeast, full-time LSU English professor and acting writer-in-residence at Southeastern Louisiana University.