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The Military Legacy of Civil War: The European Inheritance Jay Luvaas

The Military Legacy of Civil War: The European Inheritance

Jay Luvaas

Published November 30th 1988
ISBN : 9780700603794
Paperback
288 pages
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This pioneering study focuses on the experiences and writings of the surprisingly large number of Prussian, British, and French military observers who witnessed the Civil War firsthand. Luvaass fascinating account reveals why they came, what theyMoreThis pioneering study focuses on the experiences and writings of the surprisingly large number of Prussian, British, and French military observers who witnessed the Civil War firsthand. Luvaass fascinating account reveals why they came, what they wrote, what their armies learned (or failed to learn) from their reports, and how their writings influenced later European military theorists.For this edition, Luvaas has added a thoughtful introduction that analyzes why some military lessons are learned and others ignored and examines the extent to which such lessons can be applied to subsequent conflicts.