|Author||Henderson, G. F. R. (George Francis Robert), 1854-1903. |
|Title||The science of war; a collection of essays and lectures, 1891-1903, by the late Colonel G.F.R. Henderson. Ed. by Captain Neill Malcolm. With a memoir of the author, by Field Marshal Earl Roberts. With a portrait and 4 maps. |
|Published||London, New York, Longmans, Green, 1910. |
|Description||xxxviii, 442 p. front. (port.) 4 fold maps. 23 cm. |
|General Note||Republished from the Encyclopaedia britannica (chapters I-IV); Journal of the Royal united service institution and the United service magazine (chapters VI, VII, and XII); Edinburgh review (chapter VIII): and Count Sternberg's book, My experiences of the Boer war (Chapter XIII) cf. Pref. |
|Formatted Note||Contents: Memoir, by Field-Marshal Earl Roberts.--War.--Strategy.--The tactical employment of cavalry.--Tactics of the three arms combined.--Notes on Wellington.--Military criticism and modern tactics.--Lessons from the past for the present.--Battles and leaders of the civil war.--The American Civil War.--The battle of Gettysburg.--The campaign in the Wilderness of Virginia, 1864.--The training of infantry for attack.--Foreign criticism.--The British army. |
|Subjects||Great Britain. Army. |
Military art and science.
South African War, 1899-1902.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852.
|Other Authors||Malcolm, Neill, Sir, 1869- ed. |
Roberts, Frederick Sleigh Roberts, Earl, 1832-1914.
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| ||WRHS Research Library: U 17 H5|
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