The Art of War - an Andy McNab War Classic: The beautifully reproduced fully illustrated 1910 edition, with bonus material

The Art of War - an Andy McNab War Classic: The beautifully reproduced fully illustrated 1910 edition, with bonus material

by Baron Antoine Henri De Jomini, Andy McNab

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ISBN-13: 9781908556813
Publisher: Apostrophe Books Ltd
Publication date: 10/21/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 300
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Andy McNab joined the infantry at the age of sixteen and was a British soldier for eighteen years. ‘Badged’ as a member of 22 Special Air Service Regiment in 1984, he was involved for the next ten years in both covert and overt special operations worldwide. During the Gulf War he commanded Bravo Two Zero, a patrol that, in the words of his commanding officer, ‘will remain in regimental history for ever’. Awarded both the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) and Military Medal (MM) during his military career, McNab was the British Army’s most highly decorated serving soldier when he finally left the SAS. He wrote about his experiences in three books: the phenomenal bestseller Bravo Two Zero, Immediate Action and Seven Troop. He is the author of the bestselling Nick Stone thrillers. Besides his writing work, he lectures to security and intelligence agencies in both the USA and UK and is on the board of a private security company operating in hazardous environments. Now Andy McNab has joined forces with ApostropheBooks.com to bring you some of the world’s greatest military classics.

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The art of war, as generally considered, consists of five purely military branches,—viz.: Strategy, Grand Tactics, Logistics, Engineering, and Tactics. A sixth and essential branch, hitherto unrecognized, might be termed Diplomacy in its relation to War. Although this branch is more naturally and intimately connected with the profession of a statesman than with that of a soldier, it cannot be denied that, if it be useless to a subordinate general, it is indispensable to every general commanding an army: it enters into all the combinations which may lead to a war, and has a connection with the various operations to be undertaken in this war; and, in this view, it should have a place in a work like this.

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