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Author Henderson, G. F. R. (George Francis Robert), 1854-1903.

Title The science of war; : a collection of essays and lectures, 1892-1903 by the late Colonel G. F. R. Henderson.. Ed. by Captain Neill Malcolm...with a memoir of the author, by Field Marshall Earl Roberts...With a portrait and 4 maps..

Publication Info. London ; New York (etc.) : Longmans, Green, and co., 1905.


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Description 1 online resource (477 pages).
Series Military Strategy anthology
Military Strategy anthology.
BiblioBoard Core module.
Note Republished from the Encyclopaedia britannica (chapter I-IV) : Journal of the Royal united service institution and the United service magazine (chapters VI, VII, and XII) : Edinburgh review (chapter VII) : and Count Sternberg's book, My expericnes of the Boer war (chapter XIII) of Pref.
Original document: Book.
Contents Memoir, by Field-Marshall Earl Roberts. --War.--Strategy.--The tactical employment of cavalry.--Tactics of the three arms combined.--Notes on Wellington.--Military criticism and modern tactics.--Lessons from the past for the present.--Battles and leaders of the civil war.--The American civil war.--The battle of Gettysburg.--The campaign in the Wilderness of Virginia, 1864.--The training of infantry for attack.--Foreign criticism.--The British army.
Summary This selection of essays, published in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, provides information about warfare, strategy and tactics of the time. The first half focuses on conditions of war, principles of strategy, tactics and lessons from the past. The second group of essays analyzes various strategies utilized in the American Civil War.
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Subject Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852.
Great Britain. Army.
Military art and science.
South African War, 1899-1902.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Added Author Malcolm, Sir Neill, 1869- editor.
Roberts, Frederick Sleigh Roberts, Earl, 1832-1914.
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