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Elements of Military Art and Science By H. W. Halleck
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This is Gen. H. W. Halleck's instructional textbook on the art and science of war -- used in military institutions in the Nineteenth Century including West Point. It thoroughly covers all the... More > aspects of waging war at an introductory level: the reasons for waging war, strategy (on a grand and operational level), tactics, logistics, fortifications, infantry, artillery, engineers. Everything is here for training would-be commanders of war. Again, it's the introductory course on war, so the author doesn't get into any detailed "prescriptive" analysis of any of these topics. Halleck's book would be a better read for the initiate than the current Army Field Manuals just to get an overall sense of the problem of war. Here you get it all in one volume in a conceptual framework; with modern works, you must use many volumes to get the same scope of the problem and must also delve deeply into the technical aspects.< Less
Elements of Military Art and Science By Charles Vogan
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This is Gen. H. W. Halleck's instructional textbook on the art and science of war -- used in military institutions in the Nineteenth Century including West Point. It thoroughly covers all the... More > aspects of waging war at an introductory level: the reasons for waging war, strategy (on a grand and operational level), tactics, logistics, fortifications, infantry, artillery, engineers. Everything is here for training would-be commanders of war. Again, it's the introductory course on war, so the author doesn't get into any detailed "prescriptive" analysis of any of these topics. Halleck's book would be a better read for the initiate than the current Army Field Manuals just to get an overall sense of the problem of war. Here you get it all in one volume in a conceptual framework; with modern works, you must use many volumes to get the same scope of the problem and must also delve deeply into the technical aspects.< Less
Elements Of Military Art And Science By H. Wager Halleck
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From the PREFACE: "The following pages were hastily thrown together in the form of lectures, and delivered, during, the past winter, before the Lowell Institute of Boston. They were written... More > without the slightest intention of ever publishing them; but several officers of militia, who heard them delivered, or afterwards read them in manuscript, desire their publication, on the ground of their being useful to a class of officers now likely to be called into military service. It is with this view alone that they are placed in the hands of the printer. No pretension is made to originality in any part of the work; the sole object having been to embody, in a small compass, well established military principles, and to illustrate these by reference to the events of past history, and the opinions and practice of the best generals. --H.W.H.< Less
MILITARY HAPKIDO ENEMY NEUTRALIZATION By Gus Michalik
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Military Hapkido or Kuk Bang Hapkido as it is known in Korean was developed in Canada by Grand Master Gus Michalik of London, Ontario. The system has been recognized through the World Ki-do... More > Federation and the Korean Government through the martial arts federation known as Han Min Jok Hapkido Association. Military Hapkido is not an orthodox form of Hapkido. Kuk Bang Hapkido is a modern style of Hapkido which liberally incorporates elements of other combat systems. Military Hapkido combines the best of many Martial Arts streaming mainly from Hapkido, Kenpo and Jiu-Jitsu. The system was designed as a straight forward self defense system utilizing simple movements in combination with pressure point manipulation to achieve effective and sometimes devastating results. This style is strictly self defense oriented. Due to this nature anyone can learn Black Arts Military Unarmed Combat and achieve a reasonable level of effectiveness quite quickly.< Less
Military Saber Training Manual By Mark Rainey
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This booklet has been designed for students of Cumann Bhata Dayton to use as a study aid. It draws from the many historic manuals and drill books that our club has incorporated into practice and is... More > not based on any one specific body of work. We practice 19th century Anglo-American military saber specifically and, because of that distinction, our philosophy is more suited to the historic battlefield than it is to a duel. Anyone who is not a member of our club is welcome to use this booklet as a training aid. I encourage anyone who is trying to learn from this or any manual to do everything you can to find a teacher. A book is a poor substitute for learning from an experienced practitioner.< Less
Military Saber Training Manual By Mark Rainey
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This booklet has been designed for students of Cumann Bhata Dayton to use as a study aid. It draws from the many historic manuals and drill books that our club has incorporated into practice and is... More > not based on any one specific body of work. We practice 19th century Anglo-American military saber specifically and, because of that distinction, our philosophy is more suited to the historic battlefield than it is to a duel. Anyone who is not a member of our club is welcome to use this booklet as a training aid. I encourage anyone who is trying to learn from this or any manual to do everything you can to find a teacher. A book is a poor substitute for learning from an experienced practitioner.< Less
Military Archery in the Seventeenth Century By E.T. Fox
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Three primary-source tracts relating to military archery in seventeenth century England. William Neade's Double-Armed Man, Gervase Markham's Art of Archerie, and an anonymous pamphlet promoting... More > explosive fire-arrows. Edited together into one volume with an introduction exploring the use of the bow by English armies in the Anglo-French war (part of the Thirty Years' War) and the English Civil Wars.< Less
The Military Institutions of the Romans By Flavius Vegetius
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The Military Institutions of the Romans (De re militari), compiled by the Roman scholar Vegetius in the fourth century AD, was a foundational text for the medieval art of war, and widely read and... More > translated in Western Europe. This edition is compiled from the 1940 British Military reprint of the 1767 translation by Lt. John Clarke.< Less
Sun Tzu On the Art of War: The Oldest Military Treatise In the World By Sun Tzu
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The Art of War (simplified Chinese: 孙子兵法) presents a philosophy of war for managing conflicts and winning battles. Written in the Han Dynasty, it is accepted as a... More > masterpiece on strategy and is frequently cited and referred to by generals and theorists since it was first published, translated, and distributed internationally. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare. It is commonly known to be the definitive work on military strategy and tactics of its time. It has been the most famous and influential of China's Seven Military Classics, and: "for the last two thousand years it remained the most important military treatise in Asia, where even the common people knew it by name." It has had an influence on Eastern and Western military thinking, business tactics, legal strategy, and beyond. Sun Tzu was an ancient a high-ranking chinese military general, strategist and philosopher who is traditionally believed to be the author of The Art of War.< Less
Sun Tzu on the Art of War: The Oldest Military Treatise in the World By Sun Tzu et al.
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The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu (also referred to as "Sun Wu" and "Sunzi"), a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician.... More > It was believed to have been compiled during the late Spring and Autumn period or early Warring States period. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare. It is commonly known to be the definitive work on military strategy and tactics of its time. It has been the most famous and influential of China's Seven Military Classics, and: "for the last two thousand years it remained the most important military treatise in Asia, where even the common people knew it by name." It has had an influence on Eastern and Western military thinking, business tactics, legal strategy and beyond.< Less