With two criteria for his selections -- that they be interesting, exciting, honest stories and show different phases of guerilla warfare -- Irwin Blacker has collected thirty-two stories that span the globe and run from Morgan's Panama raid to the actions of Haganah. The firing range includes tactics, comradeship, love, loyalty, brutality in such terms as tunnel warfare in China, Caucasian patriotism, Maquis resistance. T.E. Lawrence writes on irregular strategy and Julian Amery on modern partisan warfare; Rogers writes of his Rangers and Davydov of Popski's Private Army. One senses the place of guerilla warfare in history while reliving the skirmishes that make it. A muffled explosive.