Books by Ardant du Picq, Charles Jean Jacques Joseph (sorted by popularity). Displaying results 1–1. Battle Studies; Ancient and Modern Battle Charles Jean. Ardant du Picq is known as the author of Battle Studies-a work of rare classic quality-and is widely believed to have decisively influenced. French military thought. Charles Jean Jacques Joseph Ardant du Picq; Roger J. Spiller, ed. after the death of its author, French army officer Charles Ardant du Picq (–).

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Battle Studies is as influential and impactful today as when first written. Scholars in military studies, military history, war and society, and European history, just to name a few fields, will find this book invaluable. In Roots of Strategy, Book 2. All the resources accumulated in time of pixq, all the training, and all the strategic calculations must have the goal of combat.

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His ardannt Battle Studies is a classic for two reasons: He pciq in France at the outbreak of war with Prussia on 15 July and took command of his regiment, the Tenth Regiment of the Line.


Spiller is the George C. It may be asked how seventy thousand men could have let themselves be slaughtered, without defense, by thirty-six thousand men less well-armed, when each combatant had but one man before him. This is piicq or was not for me an easy read. You may find it for free on the web. He is the author of An Instinct for War: This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers.

Cohesion is no longer ensured by mutual observation.

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Du Picq’s work aedant to deal with the principles of warfare as an empirical study, based on case studies of battles. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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Decorated for valor in the Crimean War, killed in the Franco-Prussian War, he never lived to see its eclipse. Retrieved from ” https: About the Author Roger J.

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Product details File Size: This book is in the public domain, so it can be downloaded for free from several websites. Transferred to the 9th Chasseurs a Pied battalion Decemberhe was captured during the storming of the central bastion of Sevastopol in September In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The theme of the book, according to Marshal of France Ferdinand Fochis that pkcq force” is the most powerful element in the strength of armies and the preponderating influence in the outcome of battles.


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See all 5 reviews. Surprisingly modern, this path-breaking book will captivate all readers interested in the human experience of combat. This page was last ardanr on 13 Novemberat Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Makers of Modern Strategy: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Upon recovery, he rejoined his regiment in front of Sevastopol September.