Napoleon as a General: Command from the Battlefield to Grand Strategy

Napoleon as a General Command from the Battlefield to Grand Strategy In war let your great object be victory not lengthy campaigns Thus it may be known that the leader of armies is the arbiter of the people s fate the man on whom it depends whether the nation shall

  • Title: Napoleon as a General: Command from the Battlefield to Grand Strategy
  • Author: Jonathon Riley
  • ISBN: 9781847251800
  • Page: 346
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In war, let your great object be victory, not lengthy campaigns Thus it may be known that the leader of armies is the arbiter of the people s fate, the man on whom it depends whether the nation shall be in peace or peril Sun Tzu The Art of War We speak of Caesar who conquered Gaul, not the legions MacArthur who landed at Inchon, not the Marines and we speak of In war, let your great object be victory, not lengthy campaigns Thus it may be known that the leader of armies is the arbiter of the people s fate, the man on whom it depends whether the nation shall be in peace or peril Sun Tzu The Art of War We speak of Caesar who conquered Gaul, not the legions MacArthur who landed at Inchon, not the Marines and we speak of Napoleon, one of history s most successful generals Major General Jonathon Riley is supremely well qualified to write on Napoleon s generalship and has written an informed and insightful account He opens with a short treatise on generalship in order to define Napoleon s achievement before moving on to the man himself He examines Napoleon as a strategist as a coalition commander Napoleon s campaigns and Napoleon on the battlefield Areas often ignored in the context of pre industrial warfare logistics and counter insurgency are also examined Riley proceeds to three specific case studies beginning with Napoleon s first essay in generalship and the conquest of Piedmont Napoleon at the height of his powers at the conquest of Prussia, to Napoleon s final defeats and the Battle of the Nations in 1813.

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