Still thinking about last week's big Battle of Winterfell on Game of Thrones? We are too, and we can't get over the idea that the living could have employed some better tactics out there on the battlefield.

So we asked Jesse Tumblin - a Game of Thrones fan and a military history scholar who is currently a visiting assistant professor in the history department at Boston College - what he thought.

Warning: Spoilers ahead

Tumblin recently wrote a book about how Britain's large colonies tried to use rapid militarisation as a pathway out of colonial status in the early twentieth century.

He broke down the egregious