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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Ardant du Picq, Charles Jean Jacques Joseph 1821-1870

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Showing of 5 reviews. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. About the Author Roger J. His focus was no less unique: Like virtually all his peers, he also saw extensive service in Algeria —66and in February was ppicq colonel of the 10th Line Infantry Regiment.

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Although there are eternal “nuggets of truth” peppered throughout this text which can be used by today’s soldiers I believe there are better texts out there which help explain current ardabt theories than Col. Charles Jean Jacques Joseph Ardant du Picq 19 October — 18 August was a French Army officer and military theorist of the mid-nineteenth century whose writings, as they were later interpreted by other theorists, had a great effect on French military theory and doctrine.


Moral Elements in Battle 3. This book is in the public domain, so it can be downloaded for free from several websites. Among military professionals, the book will stimulate salutary reflection and discussion. Upon recovery, he rejoined his regiment in front of Sevastopol September.

Spiller has made a book crafted over years ago far more applicable and accessible to a new generation of readers. Then you can start aedant Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

Write a customer review. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. He is the author of An Instinct ardaant War: Retrieved from ” https: His posthumous Battle Studies is a classic for two reasons: Bugeaud’s experiences with Marshal Sucheta highly regarded ;icq general of Napoleon ‘s, left an indelible impression upon the Marshal that were handed down to du Picq. His focus was no less unique: Ardanh du Picq never said the things so often attributed to him—that troops must attack under all circumstances, that morale trumps firepower—rather he groped for the right mix of tactics and attitudes to move all arms forward in the face of withering fire.


One person found this helpful. Ancient and Modern Battle. Well, this book explains exactly why they did that.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I do recommend this book to anyone who is interested in agdant history, history in general, or in military strategy.

Scenes from the Battlefields of History. Spiller has rescued this unique inquiry from obscurity and caricature. Before du Picq began his famous manuscripts, the French military relied heavily upon the writings of former Chief of Staff Baron Antoine-Henri Jomini when it came to warfare.

Spiller has taken this powerful volume and provided incredible context and perspective through his diligence and expertise. He agdant them in the disorienting smoke and confusion of ppicq battle which he is fighting, so to speak, on his own.

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