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RAILROAD GENERALSHIP: FOUNDATIONS OF CIVIL WAR

STRATEGY [ILLUSTRATED EDITION]



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Includes 4 figures, 13 maps and 4 tables. Renowned Military Historian Dr Christopher Gabel investigates the effects of the Railroad on the strategies employed by both the Union and Confederate Generals of the Civil War. According to an old saying, “amateurs study tactics: professionals study logistics.” Any serious student of the military profession will know that logistics constantly shape military affairs and sometimes even dictate strategy and tactics. This excellent monograph by Dr. Christopher Gabel shows that the appearance of the steam-powered railroad had enormous implications for military logistics, and thus for strategy, in the American Civil War. Not surprisingly, the side that proved superior in “railroad generalship,” or the utilization of the railroads for military purposes, was also the side that won the war.

Detalhes do Produto

    • Formato:  ePub
    • Subtítulo:  STRATEGY [ILLUSTRATED EDITION]
    • Origem:  IMPORTADO
    • Editora: KOBO EDITIONS
    • Assunto: História
    • Idioma: INGLÊS
    • Ano de Edição: 2014
    • Ano:  2014
    • País de Produção: Canada
    • Código de Barras:  2001120859804
    • ISBN:  9781782895695

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