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It’s a very poor man’s Clausewitz. Decorated for valor in the Crimean War, killed in the Franco-Prussian War, he never lived to see its eclipse.
He correctly judged that they could in for a rude awakening, as they were in and again in and yet again in Surprisingly modern, this path-breaking book will captivate all readers interested in the human experience of combat. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Product details File Size: All the resources accumulated in time of peace, all the training, and all the strategic calculations must have the goal of combat.
Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Ardant recognized the French army’s operational deficiencies and intellectual bankruptcy. Jun 18, Alexander Jung rated it it was amazing. pocq
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Spiller is the George C. Every measure that does not keep combat as the object of the army is fatal. From this comes the necessity for organizing the infantry company solidly John Wimmer rated it really liked it May 12, He was a colonel in the French army and died of wounds sustained in battle in Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. stuudies
Nothing can wisely be prescribed in an army–its personnel, organization, discipline and tactics, things which are connected like the fingers French: He does not always possess ability and resolution. Javier Gamez rated it really liked it Oct 16, Cavalry Against Infantry 4. Decorated for valor in the Crimean War, killed in sstudies Franco-Prussian War, he never lived to see its eclipse. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Surprisingly modern, this path-breaking book will captivate all readers interested in the human experience of combat. This book consists of several essays and fragments written by Du Picq which were not collected and published in this form until after his death.
I do recommend this book to anyone who is interested in military history, history in general, or in military strategy. Even though Germany eventually lost two of the three, the cost to France in each was devastating.
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Battle Studies by Charles Jean Jacques Joseph Ardant Du Picq
Art Mitchell rated it it was amazing Jul 26, In Roots of Strategy, Book 2. Dec 08, Christopher rated it it was amazing. David Grossman also goes well with this and references Du Picq often.
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