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A Critical History of the Late American War (Classic Reprint)

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A Critical History of the Late American War (Classic Reprint) by A. Mahan
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Excerpt from A Critical History of the Late American War My dear Sirs, - According to Dr. Mahan's wish I have read over the portion of the proofs of his work which you have furnished me with. It seems to me that his book will prove both interesting and instructive to those who wish to trace out the causes which have led to the success or failure of campaigns, and how battles have been lost and won. Although the Doctor is not a military man, he seems to have studied carefully the science of strategy as it has been developed at different periods, and applies his knowledge in indicating where established principles have been deviated from. He compares, plainly and practically, what he conceives might have been done in accordance with such principles, with what was actually done; the results in the latter case having now become matters of history. The author appears to have been familiar with the ground and scenes he describes so graphically, and to have been also fully furnished with all details relating to the strength, positions, etc., of the forces engaged. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Release date Australia
June 19th, 2016
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Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
, black & white illustrations
Imprint
Forgotten Books
Dimensions
152x229x24
ISBN-13
9781331081999
Product ID
23253790

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