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Battle Studies: Ancient and Modern Battle (Classic Reprint) [Ardant Du Picq] on spicesinlaris.cf *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. By Frank H. Simonds Author . Product Description Battle Studies is a classic military treatise by Colonel Ardant Du Picq. A table of contents is included. essential factor in war endures unmodified. And it is not .. com pleted because of the glorious death of Ardant du. P ic q. .. studied the laws of ancient com bat in the poorly inter Extract from the correspondence of Colonel Ardant da Picq.
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I do not deny the glorious examples where discipline and devotion have elevated man above himself. But if these examples are glorious, it is because they are rare; if they are admired, it is because they are considered exceptions, and the exception proves the rule.
The determination of that instant where man loses his reasoning power and becomes instinctive is the crowning achievement in the science of combat. In general, here was the strength of the Roman tactics.
In particular cases such successful determination makes Hannibals and Caesars. Combat took place between masses in more or less deep formation commanded and supervised by leaders with a definite mission. The combat between masses was a series of individual conflicts, juxtaposed, with the front rank man alone fighting.
If he fell, if he was wounded or worn out, he was replaced by the man of the second rank who had watched and guarded his flanks. Read More Community Reviews 5.
It is short, sweet, and fascinating throughout. Traditional studies of battles often suffer from being too schematic in their portrayal of combat.
The reader is given battle maps with rigid formations moving in predictable fashion Uses examples from ancient times to the 19th century, when it was written. 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.
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Quo verear neglegentur et.It's a very poor man's Clausewitz. Also, if you own a site there is a free version of this available in the site site store.
Decorated for valor in the Crimean War, killed in the Franco-Prussian War, he never lived to see its eclipse. Solum mentitum quo et, no ancillae legendos mel. Cohesion is no longer ensured by mutual observation.
If he fell, if he was wounded or worn out, he was replaced by the man of the second rank who had watched and guarded his flanks.