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duu Surprisingly modern, this path-breaking book will captivate all readers interested in the human experience of combat. I do recommend this book to anyone who is interested in military history, history in general, or in military strategy. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Battle Studies

The reader is given battle maps with rigid formations moving in predictable fashions. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He does not always possess ability and resolution. Although there are eternal “nuggets of truth” peppered throughout this text which can be used by today’s soldiers I believe there are better texts out there which studids explain current military theories than Col.


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Product details File Size: This book is a historical watershed – the first to look at the behavior of men in combat as an emotional response rather than as a mechanical set of tactics or of just technology. I do not believe that maral will always win the day but it can and I believe does make a difference.

One person found this helpful. This translation English from the French original was first published in So this book has to be written no later than Fred rated it really liked it Nov 07, Spiller has rescued this unique inquiry from obscurity and caricature.

Battle Studies by Charles Jean Jacques Joseph Ardant Du Picq

This is a short book by a French officer in the midth century about how battle should best be understood. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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Spiller has made a book crafted over years ago far more applicable and accessible to a new generation of readers. Du Picq, a Sturies officer who later died during the Franco-Prussian war, made excellent points about the effects of morale on combat, but dismissed the then-recent American Civil War as not really teaching any lessons, even though several of the battles there supported his point.

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His focus was no less unique: It’s a very poor man’s Clausewitz.