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 Art of War by baron de Antoine Henri Jomini

Mar 18, Alan added it. Other Special Editions in this series that deal with the subject of warfare and strategy include: Berthier, however, not only erased Jomini’s name from the list but also put him under arrest and censured him in army orders for failing to supply certain staff reports that had been called for. Not everything he has to say might be agreed with but the thoughts are definitely worth engaging with nonetheless.

Refresh and try again. Retrieved 12 February Sherman in the Western Theater of the American Civil Warforced them to move beyond his geometric conventions and find other strategic solutions to the problems that confronted them. A must read for anyone in business and management. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Ary Review – Flag as inappropriate AirPush ads This book installs ads that appear in your notification bar which then install bookmarks to your home screen The “Art of War” is essentially Jomini’s take on what made Napoleon so successful.


With a new Introduction bu Charles Messenger. Jun 03, David Doyle rated it it was amazing. The Art of War.

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jomiin For more, please see my review of On War by von Clausewitz. Page 60 – Bliicher,6 aided by Gneisenau7 and Muffling,8 gained glory which probably he would not have been able to have earned himself. Most practical years ago, yet still relevant. It was to the union of the civic virtues and military spirit fostered by their institutions that the Romans were indebted for their grandeur. This was an interesting, but exhausting read Retrieved from ” https: One facet of this book is his diagrams depicting various orders of attack pages and following.


At one point, he emphasizes the importance of “lines”–interior lines, where one side has a more compact line and can move troops from one point to another with greater facility than the enemy; exterior lines, which are longer. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

PaperbackSpecial Editionpages. Then again, the text is translated, so editing it too much would not be true to the original. Mar 24, Joe rated it liked it. This particular translation, in fact, was made at West Point inas America was in the second year of the Civil War, and other renditions of Jomini had been studied by West Pointers before that time.

His ideas, as taught by professor Dennis Hart Mahan permeated the Academy and shaped the basic military thinking of its graduates. Antoine Henri de Jomini was one of Napoleon’s most capable generals. Highly influential even today! 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.


Old Sword Play Alfred Hutton. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Eavesdropping on Hell Robert J. Valuable, but in the general sense. InJomini published his views as to the conduct of the impending war with Se. Fascinating instruction on how to lead men in war.

Inhe moved to Pariswhere he worked first at another banking house and then as a stockbroker.

Lippincott- Military art and science – pages. His intelligence, facile pen, and actual experience of war made his writings a great deal more credible and useful than so brief a description wsr imply.

The art of war

Page 22 – Russia, furnish bloody proofs of these truths. Next in importance come the qualities of his personal character. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

He who awaits the attack is everywhere anticipated: Inhe was with Tsar Alexander in Paris, and attempted in vain to save the life of his old commander Ney. Illustrated Art of War Sun Tzu. Engineering–the attack and defense of fortifications.