Robert R. Leonhard. · Rating details · ratings · 6 reviews. The Art of Maneuver is an important theoretical study of an issue that is currently the subject of. Praise for The Art of Maneuver“Robert Leonhard is one of a number of prominent young military writers, like Daniel Bolger, John Antal, Bruce. Examines how maneuver-warfare theory has been applied in military Art of Maneuver: Maneuver-Warfare Theory and Airland Battle Robert R. Leonhard.
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This material is very usefull when you are studying the maneuver warfare theories. The author takes a fresh, unbiased look at what soldiers consider the maneuver-oriented American army and finds that we do not understand the importance of maneuver as classical writers on the subject going back to Sun Tzu have understood it. First, at least half the text is taken up with Col.
The Art of Maneuver : Maneuver-Warfare Theory and Air-Land Battle
The Art of Maneuver is an important theoretical study of an issue ov is currently the subject of much discussion in professional military journals and symposia.
In fact, we are culturally conditioned to see war as an attritional phenomenon–think of the emphasis on body count and the use of over-whelming firepower in Vietnam.
Leonhard’s book made me hope that there were others out there who thought being an officer meant more than having a great PT score. The Art of Maneuver is his first book, and military readers will appreciate his grasp of military history, forceful analysis, and adventurous writing style. Dispatched from the UK in 11 business days When will my order arrive?
The Art of Maneuver: Maneuver Warfare Theory and Airland Battle by Robert R. Leonhard
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There is a wealth of innovation and energy within our combat-arms leaders that will never be channeled effectively under the constraints imposed by our current doctrine and institutionalized maneuvver. It seems that throughout all walks of life, and particularly within the military profession, there persists a dislike, even a fear, of definitions. Read more Read less.
Back cover copy The Art of Maneuver is an important theoretical study of an issue that is currently the subject of much discussion in professional military journals and symposia. Leonhard’s personal rantings about shortcomings in Army training, doctrine, AirLand battle, etc.
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Just as Liddel Hart is still relevant today, so is Leonhard’s book. The Art of Maneuver: Jack rated it it was amazing Jul lelnhard, But as low-intensity conflicts promise to become the rpbert warfare of the future, the importance of maneuver in attacking an enemy’s critical vulnerability will render attrition approaches to warfighting ever more obsolete. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.
An important milestone in the evolution of the maneuver style of warfare. There are, in my view, two fatal flaws in this work. I can’t really recommend that anyone take the time to read it.
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