Antoine-Henri Jomini

Antoine-Henri Jomini

Logistics comprises the means and arrangements which work out the plans of strategy and tactics. Strategy decides where to act; logistics brings the troops to this point.More Antoine-Henri Jomini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As the excited passions of hostile people are of themselves a powerful enemy, both the general and his government should use their best efforts to allay them.More Antoine-Henri Jomini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One of the surest ways of forming good combinations in war would be to order movements only after obtaining perfect information of the enemy's proceedings. In fact, how can any man say what he should do himself; if he is ignorant what his adversary is about?More Antoine-Henri Jomini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This [a surprise attack] is an operation by no means to be despised in war, although it is rare, and less brilliant than a great strategic combination which renders victory certain even before the battle is fought.More Antoine-Henri Jomini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The surprise of an army is now next to an impossibility. ... Prearranged surprises are rare and difficult because in order to plan one it becomes necessary to have an accurate knowledge of the enemy's camp.More Antoine-Henri Jomini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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