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The art of war, as generally considered, consists of five purely military branches,-viz.: Strategy, Grand Tactics, Logistics, Engineering, and Tactics. A sixth and essential branch, hitherto unrecognized, might be termed Diplomacy in its relation to War. Although this branch is more naturally and intimately connected with the profession of a statesman than with that of a soldier, it cannot be denied that, if it be useless to a subordinate general, it is indispensable to every general commanding an army: it enters into all the combinations which may lead to a war, and has a connection with the various operations to be undertaken in this war; and, in this view, it should have a place in a work like this. The present work has been translated from the French and translators have endeavored to render their author into plain English, without mutilating or adding to his ideas, attempting no display and making no criticisms. Contents: Preface; 1. Relation of Diplomacy to War; 2. Military Policy; 3. Definition of Strategy and the Fundamental Principle of War; 4. Grand Tactics and Battles; 5. Several Mixed Operations: which are Character Partly Strategical and Partly Tactical; 6. Logistics: or, the Practical Art of Moving Armies; 7. Formation of Troops for battle, and the Separate Combined Use of the Three Arms; Conclusion. Appendices. Index.Printed Pages: 384. Size: 15 x 23 Cm. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 104211
Titel: Art of War
Verlag: Kaveri Book Service
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: New
Auflage: First Edition.
Buchbeschreibung Hansebooks Jun 2016, 2016. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 216x140x28 mm. Neuware - The Art of War is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1862.Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature.Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future. 412 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9783741177729