"Thus, what is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy's strategy."
- Sun Tzu.
Three separate eye-witness accounts of the Hugh Glass bear attack story, a Civil War diary from a POW incarcerated in the notorious prison Andersonville, Henry Bradley's classic study The Story of the Goths, a biography of the most fascinating Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an essay on realpolitik Athenian statesman Pericles and a short history of England by G. K. Chesterton.
Strategy Six Pack 9 is a strategic stockpile of must-have military manuals:
The Hugh Glass Story - Some Incidents in the Life of Hugh Glass, a Hunter of the Missouri River by Philip St. George Cooke. First published in Scenes and adventures in the army: or, Romance of military life by Cooke. Hugh Glass and the Grizzly Bear by Rufus B. Sage. From Rocky Mountain life; or, Startling scenes and perilous adventures in the far West, during an expedition of three years by Sage. Published in 1857. Glass and the Bear by George Frederick Augustus Ruxton. From Adventures in Mexico and the Rocky Mountains by Ruxton.
Andersonville A Story of Rebel Military Prisons - Fifteen months a guest of the so-called Southern Confederacy - A private soldier's experience in Richmond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear and Florence by John McElroy.
The Story of the Goths by Henry Bradley.
Alexander Hamilton by Charles A. Conant.
Pericles by Elbert Hubbard.
A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton.
*Includes three separate image galleries for Hugh Glass, Andersonville and Goths.
About the Author
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox."
Philip St. George Cooke (June 13, 1809 – March 20, 1895) was a career United States Army cavalry officer who served as a Union General in the American Civil War.
Charles Arthur Conant (July 2, 1861 – July 5, 1915) was an American journalist, author, and promoter who became recognized as an expert on banking and finance.
Elbert Green Hubbard (June 19, 1856 – May 7, 1915) was an American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher. Among his many publications were the nine-volume work Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great. He died aboard the Lusitania, when it was sunk by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland on May 7, 1915.
John McElroy (1846–1929) was an American printer, soldier, journalist and author, known mainly for writing the novel The Red Acorn and Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons, based upon his lengthy confinement in the Confederate Andersonville prison camp during the American Civil War.
George Frederick Ruxton (24 July 1821 – 29 August 1848) was a British explorer and travel writer. He was a Lieutenant in the British Army, received a medal for gallantry from Queen Isabella II of Spain, was a hunter and explorer and published papers and books about his travels to Africa, Canada, Mexico and the United States.
Rufus B. Sage (1817–1893) was an American writer, journalist and later mountain man. He is known as the author of Scenes in the Rocky Mountains published in 1846, depicting the life of fur trappers.