Battle studies: ancient and modern battle

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The Military service publishing company, 1947 - Battles - 273 pages
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User Review  - Oldcat - Goodreads

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. Uses examples from ancient times to the 19th century, when it was written. Read full review

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User Review  - Christopher - Goodreads

Shows the forethought of one great thinker. What would WWI look like had the French heard du Picq's message instead of using his writings as the basis of the offensive school - a school that contributed to enormous casualties of the First World War. Read full review


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