Roots of Strategy: The 5 Greatest Military Classics of All Time
Thomas Raphael Phillips
Stackpole Books, 1985 - History - 448 pages
The Art of War, Sun Tzu, 500 B.C.; The Military Institutions of The Romans, Vegetius, 390 A.D.; My Reveries on the Art of War, marskal Maurice de Saxe, 1732; The Instruction of Frederick the Great for his generals, 1747; The Military Maxims of Napoleon.
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