Atlas of military strategy

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Free Press, 1980 - History - 208 pages
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Analyzes hundreds of battles and campaigns between the Thirty Years War and the Russo-Turkish conflict of 1878, discussing in detail the strategies of such military leaders as General Grant and Field Marshall Helmuth von Moltke

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Contents

many an excursion into the military past
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Strategic Legacies of the Past
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The French in the Levant 179899
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About the author (1980)

David G. Chandler is Head of the Department of War Studies at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, and a Fellow of both the Royal Historical and the Royal Geographical societies. He is President of the British Commission for Military History and a Vice- President of the Commission International d'Histoire Militaire.

During his researches for "The Campaigns of Napoleon, " Mr. Chandler made considerable use of primary sources -- including the thirty-two volumes of "Correspondence de I'Empereur Napoleon Iier" -- and consulted many contemporary memoirs and military commentaries. (This he did with some caution, for such material is often far from reliable.) He also examined many of the most revealing and interesting studies that have been written by soldiers and scholars over the past 145 years, and he incorporated extracts from recently discovered sources in the hope of illuminating still further the well- trodden paths of Napoleonic studies.

The author of a dozen works on early eighteenth-and early nineteenth-century military history, David G. Chandler is a recognized authority in the Marlburian and Napoleonic periods. His other publications include "A Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars, 1979, Waterloo -- The Hundred Days, 1980, An Atlas of Military Strategy, 1980, and Napoleon's Marshals, " (editor), 1987. He has also contributed a chapter to Volume VI of the "New Cambridge Modern History" as well as numerous articles and reviews to magazines and journals. Chandler lives in Yately, Hampshire, England.