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Supplying War
Logistics from Wallenstein to Patton

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: March 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521546577

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  • Drawing on a very wide range of unpublished and previously unexploited sources, Martin van Creveld examines the "nuts and bolts" of war. He considers the formidable problems of movement and supply, transportation and administration, often mentioned (but rarely explored) by the vast majority of books on military history. By concentrating on logistics rather than on the more traditional tactics and strategy, van Creveld is also able to offer an original reinterpretation of military history. First Edition Hb (1977): 0-521-21730-X FIrst Edition Pb (1979): 0-521-29793-1

    • Military history from the perspective of logistics, rather than tactics and strategy, that leads to a reinterpretation of modern military history
    • Casts significant military operations throughout history in a new light
    • Second edition with a new introduction
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    "I recommend this work for every professional army officer, but particularly those in the operational field who are used to moving units with the stroke of a grease pencil." Major Michael D. Krause, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: March 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521546577
    • length: 328 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.45kg
    • contains: 10 maps
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. The background of two centuries
    2. 'An army marches on its stomach!'
    3. When demigods rode rails
    4. The wheel that broke
    5. Russian roulette
    6. Sirte to Alamein
    7. War of the accountants
    8. Logistics in perspective.

  • Author

    Martin van Creveld, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Martin van Creveld is a Professor in the Department of History at the Hebrew University, Jersualem. His previous books include The Rise and Decline of the State (Cambridge, 1999), The Sword and the Olive: A Critical History of the Israeli Defense Force (2002), Air Power and Manoeuvre Warfare (2002) and Transformation of War (1991).

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