• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index


Kneecapping is a form of physical attack developed by the Red Brigades in Italy. Members of the group would approach a victim and shoot him in one or both knees. In addition to being physically damaging and excruciatingly painful, the technique was especially effective ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles