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Du Picq argues that any tactic or maneuver on the battlefield should be evaluated primarily for its moral effect. This is a pre historical reproduction bagtle was curated for quality.

Decorated for valor in the Crimean War, killed in the Franco-Prussian War, he never lived to see its eclipse. Javier Gamez rated it really liked it Oct 16, C This is a short book by a French officer in the midth century about how battle should best be understood.


I think it’s possible to understand some of the theories as to why they did those mass charges during WW1.

Even though Germany eventually lost two of the three, the cost to France in each was devastating. Material and Moral Effect 4. What mattered to him were the combatants—their moral strength, their sufferings, their fears, and their courage.

Surprisingly modern, this path-breaking book will captivate all readers interested in the human experience of combat. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. For the John Mayer album, see Battle Studies album.

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Oct 14, Oldcat rated it it was amazing. On killing by Lt. Walt O’Hara rated it really liked it Oct 08, Parts of this military analysis were fascinating, but other parts were off the mark. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I do recommend this book to anyone who is interested in military history, history in general, or in military strategy.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Patrick Swan rated it it was amazing Aug 28, Write a customer review. Battle Studies by Ardant Du Picq is a work that deserves more recognition in the military community, particularly for those seeking a culture change in their particular branch of service.


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This is an awesome book about battle di that are still relevant today and most importantly Leadership. Feb 02, Joseph Stieb rated it liked it.

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