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Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 6 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 0 Browse Search
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Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.), Chapter 3: strategy. (search)
endently of material or territorial strategical lines, we have already said that there existed a kind of combination, in the disposition and the choice of those lines, which constitutes as many different manoeuvres, and we have named them strategical lines of manoeuvre. An army which should have Germany for a general échequier. would take for zone of operations the space between the Alps and the Danube, or else that between the Danube and the Main, finally, that between the mountains of Franconia and the sea. It would have upon the zone adopted, a simple line of operations, or at most, two concentric lines of operations, it would have those lines interior and central, or else exterior; whilst it would embrace perhaps twenty strategical lines, one after another in proportion as its enterprises should be developed; it would have at first one, for each of its wings, which would terminate in the general line of operations; then, if it operate upon the zone between the Danube and the Al
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.), Chapter 6: logistics, or the practical art of moving armies. (search)
hose instructions which of themselves alone would be a title to glory. It was thus that Ney, coming from the borders of Lake Constance, Lannes from Upper Suabia, Soult and Davoust from Bavaria and the Palatinate, Bernadotte and Augereau from Franconia, and the imperial guard arriving from Paris, were found in line upon three parallel routes debouching at the same time between Saalfeld, Gera and Plauen, when no person in the army, nor in Germany, conceived anything of those movements in appeaake defensive war to the Oder, in order to await the concurrence of Russia and Austria; 2d, in the contrary case, they will advance upon the Saale, resting their left upon the frontier of Bohemia, and defending the outlets from the mountains of Franconia; 3d, or else, expecting the French by the grand route of Mayence, they will advance imprudently to Erfurt. I do not think there were any other possible chances to suppose, unless it were believed that the Prussians were so badly advised as t