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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Eschewing grand military theories and strategies, Ardant du Picq draws on his real-world experience, especially during the Crimean War and the Siege of Sebastopol where he was captured, to examine what motivates a soldier to fight, what creates cohesion or disorder, what gives a commander tactical control, and what makes reason give way to instinct: His posthumous Battle Studies is a classic for two reasons: He was in France at the outbreak of war with Prussia on 15 July and took command of his regiment, the Tenth Regiment of the Line.

Ancient and Modern Battle 2.

I do not believe that maral will always win the day but it can and I believe does make a difference. As a major with the 16th Chasseur Battalion, Ardant du Picq served in Syria from August to June during the French intervention to restore order during Maronite-Druze sectarian violence. Spiller has taken this powerful volume and provided incredible context and perspective through his diligence and expertise. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.


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Then there were neither guns nor rifles able to pierce the mass by a converging fire and destroy it by the superiority of this fire over diverging fire. For the John Mayer album, see Battle Studies album. English Choose a language for shopping. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Military Thought from Machiavelli to Hitler.

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Scholars in military studies, military history, war and society, and European history, just to name a few fields, will find this book invaluable. Material and Moral Effect 4. See all 5 reviews. Retrieved from ” https: Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Ancient and Modern Battle.

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Transferred to the 9th Chasseurs a Pied battalion Decemberhe was captured during the storming of the central bastion of Sevastopol in September Among military professionals, the book will stimulate salutary reflection and discussion.

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Strategy Six Pack Illustrated: Would you ardajt to tell us about a lower price? May 17, Sold by: The author of this book is considered to have been a talented military analist and military historian. This is an awesome book about battle tactics that are still relevant today and most importantly Leadership.


Ardant du Picq, Charles Jean Jacques Joseph 1821-1870

Get to Know Us. Moral Elements in Battle 3. Every measure that does not keep combat as the object of the army is fatal. This is not or was not for me an srdant read. It seems that, by their mass, the Romans must have presented aardant insurmountable resistance, and that while permitting the enemy to wear himself out against it, that mass had only to defend itself in order to repel assailants.

Cavalry Against Infantry 4. I do recommend this book to anyone who is interested in military history, history in general, or in military strategy. The work was never completed, but Du Picq had written many chapters completely and left sufficient notes behind to complete the book.

Retrieved from ” https: Scenes from the Battlefields of History. The Theory of Strong Battalions 5. Please try again later. His focus was no less unique: Surprisingly modern, this path-breaking book will captivate all readers interested in the human experience of combat. Marshall can rival his explanation of the dynamics of combat and their effect on human beings.