JOMINI’s LIFE OF NAPOLEON Volume 2

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JOMINI’s LIFE OF NAPOLEON Volume 2 by Baron Jomini.
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The name of the author, Baron Jomini, should be familiar to every 19th century military reader. As a writer on strategy and the tactics of battles, or the application of military science to the practical operations of the campaign and battlefield, he had few equals.

His works have long been studied and read as textbooks by military students of every country. Prior to the American Civil War, the translated writings of Jomini were the only works on military strategy that were taught at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

His ideas permeated the Academy and shaped the basic military thinking of its graduates. The regular army officers who became the general officers for both the Union and the Confederacy in the Civil War began by following Jominian principles. His ‘Life of Napoleon’, though less of a technical character than most of his other works, is regarded as his masterpiece.

This Volume includes;

Content Volume II
CAMPAIGNS FROM 1802 TO 1804; From the Rupture of the Peace of Amiens to the Establishment of the Empire.
CAMPAIGN OF 1805; From the Formation of the Third Coalition to the Treaties of Vienna and Presburg.
CAMPAIGN OF 1806; From The Rupture of the Peace of Presburg to the Destruction of the Prussian Army.
CAMPAIGN OF 1807; From the Arrival of the Russians on the Vistula to the Treaty of Tilsit.
CAMPAIGN OF 1808; From the Treaty of Tilsit to the Invasion of Portugal.
PENINSULAR CAMPAIGNS OF 1807 AND 1808; From the Invasion of Portugal to the Treaty of Evacuation.
NAPOLEON’S CAMPAIGN OF 1808 IN SPAIN; From the Evacuation of Portugal to its Re-invasion by Soult.


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Book Condition:
PERFECT - NEW BOOK
Outer Cover on Book:
Soft Cover
Total Pages:
reprint (original pub 1864). 414 pages

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