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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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Antoine-Henri Jomini

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. As one writer rather partial to Carl von ClausewitzJomini’s great competitor in the field of military theory, put it:. For more, please see my review of On War by von Clausewitz. Page – If a few prejudiced military men, after reading this book and carefully studying the detailed and correct history of the campaigns of the great masters of the art of war, still contend that it has neither principles nor rules, I can only pity them and reply, in the famous words of Frederick, that “a mule which henir made twenty campaigns under Prince Eugene would not be a better tactician than at the beginning.

Page 73 – The attacking party knows what he is doing and what he desires to do; he leads his masses to the point where he desires to strike. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Inhe settled in Brusselswhich served as jomiin main place of residence for the next thirty years. User Review – Flag as inappropriate AirPush ads This book installs ads that appear in your notification bar which then install bookmarks to your home screen We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.


Specifically, Jomini stated in his book:. A must read for anyone in business and management. Eavesdropping on Hell Robert J.

Grand Tactics is the art of posting troops upon the battle-field according to the accidents of the ground, of bringing them into action, and the art of fighting upon the ground. Next in importance come the qualities of his personal character. After the Peace of TilsitJomini was made chief of the staff to Ney and created a baron.

By using our website you agree to our antooine of cookies. While in Russian service, Jomini tried hard to promote a more scientific approach at the general staff academy he helped to found.

Jomini’s military writings are frequently analyzed: One hesitates to think that officers in the heat of combat will intellectually assess the various orders of attack and rationally choose one over another. Half poetry, half military tactical manual. Retrieved from ” https: Th 50 – Distinguished officers should be wzr in these scientific labors, and should be rewarded when they demonstrate marked ability. Baron Antoine Henri de Jomini Revolutionary France became a “nation in arms” to defend their Revolution against the kings of Europe.

Antoine-Henri Jomini – Wikipedia

Elements of his discussion his remarks on Great Britain and seapower, for instance, and his sycophantic treatment of Austria’s Archduke Charles are clearly aimed at protecting his political position or expanding his readership. As chief of the staff of Ney’s group of corps, he rendered distinguished services before and at the Battle of Bautzenand he was recommended for the rank of general of division.


It is a classic on the subject, and, even if too abstract and academic, can be a useful book to understand the military in that era. Want to Read saving….

I hope that I got a bad copy, 35 pages seems short. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Principles of Maritime Strategy Julian S. Dec 26, Daniel Salvador Noguera rated it it was amazing. No need to go into great detail. War in its ensemble is NOT a science, but an art. This page was last edited on 29 Octoberat He was a member of the military staff of Marshal Ney in Napoleon’s army, a position he left after Marshal Berthier refused to appoint him General to become a general in the Russian army of Tsar Alexander I.

It might be said that he was sent into this world to teach generals and statesmen what they should avoid.

The Art of War by baron de Antoine Henri Jomini

For Jomini, Clausewitz’s death thirty-eight years prior to his own came as a piece of rare good fortune. I personally did not enjoy the book, so it seems Considering this book is a classic, I found it to be a bit slow and boring.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Inthe United States caused a descent to be made upon the coast of Mexico, at Vera Cruz, with an army of thirteen thousand men, under the command of General Scott.