Distilling the ideas of the greatest military theoreticians of
history, including Sun Tzu, Niccolò Machiavelli, and Carl von
Clausewitz, Antulio J. Echevarria II presents a fascinating account
of the "art of the general." Drawing on historical examples, from
Hannibal's war against Rome to Napoleon's victory at Austerlitz,
from the Allies' campaign to overwhelm Hitler's fortress to the
terror attacks of September 11, Echevarria vividly describes the... more...