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Antoine-Henri Jomini

(1779—1869)

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art, the military

art, the military  

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Merely to use the term ‘the military art’ is to enter directly into the debate as to whether warfare is indeed an art, thus the province of unquantifiable qualities such ...
general staff

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A group of officers in the headquarters of U.S. Army or U.S. Marine divisions, Marine brigades and aircraft wings, or similar units, responsible for assisting their commanders in planning, ...
Jomini, Antoine‐Henri

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(1779–1869), authority on the art of war.

A Swiss citizen in Napoleon's service, Jomini wrote profusely while

Jomini, Baron Antoine-Henri de

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Swiss-born French and Russian soldier and strategic theorist. Jomini was the most influential of many 19th-century military writers who believed

Jomini, Antoine-Henri

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Swiss authority on the art of war who wrote histories of the campaigns of Frederick the Great and of Napoleon, in whose service he fought. In his writings he concentrated on the offensive ... More
Napoleon I

Napoleon I  

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(1769–1821)Emperor of the French (1804–14). Born in Ajaccio, he was a Corsican of Italian descent. By the age of 26 he was a general, and placed in supreme command of the campaign against Sardinia ...
napoleonic warfare

napoleonic warfare  

The methods of warfare which became common in Europe in the early 19th century as a result of the campaigns of Napoleon Bonaparte between 1799 and 1815. Not all of ...
principles of war

principles of war  

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A series of fundamental interrelated concepts, the result of centuries of tradition and experience, which purport to encapsulate those factors leading to victory in war. The U.S. armed forces ...
Theorists of War

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All warfare requires thought. Even the most primitive battle demands mental preparation, and it is not possible to control armed forces of any size without preconceived methods of organization and ...
West Point

West Point  

A U.S. military reservation on the Hudson River in Orange county, New York, United States. West Point Academy, also known as the U.S. Military Academy, has been on the site since 1802.[...]

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