A. Sparkes

A. Sparkes is a military officer in the Australian Defence Force and has deployed on multiple unilateral and coalition operations and international engagements at both the tactical and strategic levels. He has tertiary qualifications in Strategy and Management and has a strong interest in global order and the profession of arms.

Scales on War exposes the reader to the ground truths and mortal realities of the politically unfavoured means and the un-pretty practice of dismounted close combat and intimate killing.