The Art of Victory has 8 ratings and 2 reviews. ‘Aussie Rick’ said: Aleksandr Vasiliyevich Suvorov, Prince of Italy, Count of Rimnikskiy, Count of the Ho. The pages 3 to 19 are a discussion of Suvorov and his importance as a Pages 23 to 40 is an annotated version of his famous book – Science of Victory. Alexander Suvorov spent more than 50 years of his life on the battlefield. Suvorov penned The Science of Victory, a manual on how to do it.

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Aleksandr Vasilyevich Suvorov, Count Rimniksky

Return to Book Page. The Art of Victory: Alexander Suvorova Russian military genius who rivalled Napoleon, his contemporary, is today a lost figure in history–except in Russia. Stalin renovated Suvorov’s reputation by borrowing his title, the unprecedented rank “”Generalissimo of the Russian Army,”” and by incorporating Suvorov’s image into propaganda posters depicting himself. Longworth demonstrat Alexander Suvorova Russian military genius who rivalled Napoleon, his contemporary, is today a lost figure in history–except in Russia.

Longworth demonstrates that Suvorov is quite capable of standing magnificently upright in auvorov without Stalin’s aid. Coming from a rather middle-class family at a time vichory wealthy young aristocrats dominated the officer class, Suvorov rose slowly; he did not achieve his greatest eminence until nearly seventy.

Nor did he ever really lose touch with the common footsoldier. As a tactician, he broke every rule and abandoned classical strategy in favor of loose organization on the field that allowed for fluid adaptation to events.

When slow, deliberate plodding of troops was considered absolutely necessary, he instead struck like a mongoose.

scienfe He was the bane of fellow officers, and was indeed a vain, impish eccentric An absorbing portrait of a quixotic pragmatist who never lost a battle.



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Jun 16, ‘Aussie Rick’ rated it really liked it Shelves: His reputation was used by Stalin to inspire Soviet troops during WW2 and it would appear that his vicrory is justly deserved although not as well-known in the West for a number of reasons. This book, first published in tries to rectify this anomaly in military history.

Suvorov is known for his military manual The Science of Victory and noted for several of his sayings, including “What is difficult in training will become easy in a battle”, “The bullet is a mad thing; only the bayonet knows what it is about”, and “Perish yourself but rescue your comrade!

He taught his soldiers to attack instantly and decisively: Push hard with the bayonet! He was later transferred to Finland at the end of the Turkish war to help watch the frontier with Sweden and to build defences along that border and was then called in to command the Russian forces against Thaddeusz Kosciuszko’s Polish revolutionaries.

This last victory virtually expelled French forces from Italy.

Nauka Pobyezhdat’ – Science of Victory by Suvorov, Alexander

Suvorov was then ordered to unite in Switzerland with the Army of Rimskiy-Korsakov and, reinforced by the Austrian armies, to face Massena who was then threatening Switzerland. There are a few basic maps but enough to give you a general thw of movements and battles. This is not an in-depth military history but a good rounded story of a famous commander who should not be lost to history. Suvorov died in St. Petersburg on 18 May He is buried in the chapel at the Aleksandr Nevskiy Cemetery in St.

Jan 09, Shin rated it liked it. Very simple, Suvorov thought that soldiers are not tools, and he knew what soldiers want for their generals commanders ecc. So many funny episodes he had, but you can know if you read this book, he was one of the greatest field marshals had extraordinarily theory of military. Ivelin Zlatanov rated it it was alexandeer Oct 19, Charlie Kilpatrick rated it it was amazing Jul 31, Seth Yellowhorse rated it really liked it May 25, Robert rated it it was amazing Mar 12, Michael Pedersen rated th it was amazing Jan 03, The Warfighting Society rated it really liked it Sep 21, William marked it as to-read Mar 13, Kris suvorof it as to-read Jul 22, Kate marked it as to-read Jul 26, Alex Nelson is currently reading it Nov 29, Tereza Dilbaryan added it Jan 26, Earl marked it as to-read Mar 10, Suraj Lamichhane marked it as to-read Apr 14, Shahbaz marked it as to-read Apr 15, Tatiana marked it as to-read Apr 19, Elena marked it as to-read Jun 03, Mark Edwards marked it as to-read Jul 02, Johan marked it as to-read Jul 07, Denis Metodiev marked it as scisnce Sep 21, Daniel Ahn marked it as to-read Oct 06, Andrei added it Oct 21, Daryl Cruz marked it as to-read Dec 08, Suhaib Khan marked it as to-read Dec 16, Anil Pillai marked it as to-read Jan 04, John Amil marked it as to-read Mar 29, Mihai Alexandru laurentiu is currently reading it Jul 23, Fabian marked it as to-read Aug 12, Igor Chubin marked it as to-read Sep 14, John Daniel marked it as to-read Oct 11, Anne Beckers added it Oct 25, Jeff Mcneill marked it as to-read Nov 01, Elina marked it as to-read Dec 19, Flex Rain marked it as to-read Jan 05, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


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