The Art of War by. Antoine Henri de Jomini. (Baron de Jomini). General & Aide-de -Camp of the Emperor of Russia. Originally Published in French in Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Art of War by Baron de Jomini Antoine-Henri, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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The French Revolution changed all that; armies became national. I hope that I got a bad copy, 35 pages seems short.

The Art of War

The “Art of War” is essentially Jomini’s take on what made Napoleon so successful. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Quotes from The Art of War. Refresh and try again. One hesitates to think that officers in the heat of combat will intellectually assess the various orders of o and rationally choose one over another. Antoine Henri baron de Jomini. Aug 05, Martin rated it really natoine it. This is a hard but riveting read.

Page 50 – Its archives should be furnished with numerous historical details of the past, and with all statistical, geographical, topographical, and strategic treatises and papers for the tue and future. Sep 05, Francesco rated it really liked it. Page 22 – Russia, furnish bloody proofs of these truths.


Lists uomini This Book. I personally did not enjoy the book, so it seems Considering this book is a classic, I found it to be a bit slow and boring. Tim rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Antoine Henri de Jomini was one of Napoleon’s hhe capable generals.

The Art of War. Archaeology of Weapons R Ewart Oakeshott. A government maybe compelled to maintain a war against two neighboring states; but it will wra extremely unfortunate if it does not find an ally to come to its aid, with a view to its own safety and the maintenance of the political equilibrium.

On the battle-field, to throw the mass of the forces upon the decisive pointor upon that portion of the hostile line which it is of the first importance to overthrow. I’m still technically reading this I read this as part of my War Studies course way back in Tye book itself contain much of historical and philosophical interest.

It is one of many books I read during the time that I served as an officer in the U.

Baron Antoine Henri de Jomini – The Art of War

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As a result, Jomini entered a business school in Aarau at the age of Jomini was born in Payerne in the canton of VaudSwitzerlandon 6 Marchwhere [1] his father served as mayor. Once he left Napoleon’s service, he maintained himself and his reputation primarily through prose. That said, the definition of various terms such as lines of operation, strategic lines and the function and interplay of bases of operation are a key contribution.

A have to read for everyone. This is the book that every Civil War General had probably read in the French original, but it includes several later other amendments.

His Swiss patriotism was indeed strong, and he withdrew from the Allied Army in when he found that he could not prevent the Allies’ violation of Swiss neutrality.

Grant and William T. Hence it is essential that the chief of this corps, with a number of its officers, should be permanently stationed at the capital in time of peace This was an interesting, but exhausting read

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