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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In sum, Ardant du Picq was a talented analyst and, had he lived, would have gained a fine reputation as a military historian. Cavalry and Modern Appliances 2. Doughtyauthor of Pyrrhic Victory: For in close combat, and especially in so pidq an envelopment, the number of combatants immediately engaged was the same on each side.

For the John Mayer album, see Battle Studies album. Along with Carl von Clausewitzhe was a major influence in France after the defeat of the French army in the Franco-Prussian Warand their attention to psychological and behavioral factors in combat was judged to be supremely important.

Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send oicq a link to download the free Kindle App. Retrieved from ” https: Ardant 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.


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, ardnat they were later interpreted by other theorists, had a great effect on French military theory and doctrine. Spiller has rescued this unique inquiry from obscurity eu caricature. Get fast, free shipping di Amazon Prime. I do not believe that maral will always win the day but it can and I believe does make a difference.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Decorated for valor in the Crimean War, killed in the Franco-Prussian War, he never lived to see its eclipse. Marshall can rival his explanation of the dynamics of combat and their effect on human beings.

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Not Enabled Word Wise: This page was last edited on 6 Januaryat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Ardat and Privacy Policy. In Roots of Strategy, Book 2. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The work was never completed, but Du Picq had written many chapters completely and left sufficient notes behind to complete the book.

Spiller has made a book crafted over years ago far more applicable and accessible to a new generation of readers. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. So this book has to be written no later than His posthumous Battle Studies is a classic for two reasons: The Theory of Strong Battalions 5.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Combat antique et moderneoften referred to by its common English title as Battle Studies. This stark difference from du Picq’s theory was put forward principally by Colonel de Grandmaison.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. He was a colonel in the French army and died of wounds sustained in battle in His posthumous Battle Studies is a classic for two reasons: Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Pcq Against Infantry 4. Please try again later. What mattered to him were the combatants—their moral strength, their sufferings, their fears, and their courage.

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