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Encyclopedia > List of military writers

This is a list of military writers, alphabetical by last name.

See also list of military theorists. See also list of military writers. ...

Alberto Bayo y Giroud (1892, Camagüey—1967, Havana) was a Cuban military leader of the defeated left-wing Loyalists in the Spanish Civil War. ... Sidney Allinson (born in England) is an author. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... The War Nerd logo. ... Ahron Bregman is a writer and journalist, specialising on the Arab-Israeli conflict. ... Col. ... The OODA Loop is a concept originated by military strategist Col. ... Decision cycle refers to the continual use of mental and physical processes by an entity to reach and implement decisions. ... Gāius JÅ«lius Caesar (IPA: ;[1]), July 12 or July 13, 100 BC – March 15, 44 BC) was a Roman military and political leader and one of the most influential men in world history. ... Allegiance: Magadhan Empire Rank: Prime Minister Place of birth: Pataliputra, India Chanakya (c. ... The Arthashastra (more precisely Arthaśāstra) is a treatise on statecraft and economic policy which identifies its author by the names Kauá¹­ilya[1] and Viṣṇugupta,[2] who are traditionally identified with the Mauryan minister Cāṇakya. ... Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ... A young Clausewitz Carl Philipp Gottfried von Clausewitz (June 1, 1780 – November 16, 1831) was a Prussian general and influential military theorist. ... On War (Ger. ... Sir Julian Stafford Corbett (1854-1922) was a prominent British naval historian and geostrategist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, whose works helped shape the Royal Navys reforms of that era. ... Martin van Creveld (1946- ) is an Israeli military historian and theorist. ... Mikhail Ivanovich Dragomirov (Михаил Иванович Драгомиров in Russian) (November 8 (NS 20), 1830-October 15 (NS 28), 1905) was a Russian general and military writer. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Alonso de Ercilla (1533 - 1594) was a Basque nobleman from Spain, and author of epic poem La Araucana. ... La Araucana is an epic poem in Spanish about the Spanish conquest of Chile, by Alonso de Ercilla; it is also known in English as The Araucaniad. ... Sextus Julius Frontinus (c. ... J.F.C. Fuller (September 1, 1878 – February 10, 1966), full name John Frederick Charles Fuller, was a British Major General, military historian and strategist, notable as an early theorist of modern armoured warfare, including categorising principles of warfare. ... The German Leopard 2A6 tank is a modern main battle tank. ... General Vo Nguyen Giap (Vietnamese: Võ Nguyên Giáp - Võ is his family name) (born 1912) is a Vietnamese four-star general, who was the military leader of the Viet Minh guerrilla group under Hồ Chí Minhs political leadership, and of the Peoples Army of Vietnam (PAVN) in... Warning: this article is based primarily on information from the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica and does not reflect modern scholarship. ... Heinz Wilhelm Guderian (ca. ... One of the defining characteristics of what is commonly known as Blitzkrieg is close co-operation between infantry and tanks. ... Che Guevara Ernesto Rafael Guevara de la Serna (May 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967), commonly known as Che Guevara, was an Argentine-born Marxist revolutionary and Cuban guerrilla leader. ... Look up guerrilla in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Basil Henry Liddell Hart (October 31, 1895 _ January 29, 1970) was a military historian and is considered among the great military strategists of the 20th century. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... Bust of Herodotus Herodotus of Halicarnassus (Greek: , Herodotos Halikarnasseus) was a Dorian Greek historian who lived in the 5th century BC (484 BC - ca. ... For the span of recorded history starting roughly 5,000-5,500 years ago, see Ancient history. ... A historian is someone who writes history, and history is a written accounting of the past. ... The Histories of Herodotus by Herodotus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. ... The Persian Empire was a series of historical empires that ruled over the Iranian plateau (Irān - Land of the Aryans) and beyond. ... (2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium) The 5th century BC started on January 1, 500 BC and ended on December 31, 401 BC. // The Parthenon of Athens seen from the hill of the Pnyx to the west. ... Michael Johns (born September 8, 1964 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American health care executive, former federal government of the United States official and conservative policy analyst and writer. ... Antoine-Henri, baron Jomini (March 6, 1779 _ March 24, 1869), general in the French and afterwards in the Russian service, and one of the most celebrated writers on the art of war, was born at Payerne in the canton of Switzerland, where his father was syndic. ... Combatants Allies: • Great Britain (until 1801)/United Kingdom(from 1801) • Prussia • Austria • Sweden • Russia • Portugal • Spain • and others • France • Denmark-Norway • Poland Casualties Full list The Napoleonic Wars comprised a series of global conflicts fought during Napoleon Bonapartes rule over France (1799 - 1815). ... A representation of Flavius Josephus, a woodcutting in John C. Winstons translation of his works Josephus ( 37 – 100 AD/CE), who became known, in his capacity as a Roman citizen, as Flavius Josephus[1], was a 1st century Jewish historian and apologist of priestly and royal ancestry who survived... The Wars of the Jews (or the history of the destruction of Jerusalem) is a book written by the historian Josephus as a description of Jewish history up to the events of the Destruction of Jerusalem. ... Sir John Keegan (born 1934) is an English military historian. ...   (December 26, 1893 – September 9, 1976) (also Mao Tse-Tung in Wade-Giles transliteration) was a Chinese Marxist military and political leader, who led the Chinese Communist Party to victory against the Kuomintang (KMT) in the Chinese Civil War, leading to the establishment of the People’s Republic of China... Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (May 3, 1469 – June 21, 1527) was a political philosopher, musician, poet, and romantic comedic playwright. ... Il Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine writer Niccolò Machiavelli, originally called De Principatibus (About Principalities). ... Alfred Thayer Mahan Rear Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan (September 27, 1840 - December 1, 1914) was a United States Navy officer, geostrategist, and educator. ... Dennis Hart Mahan (April 2, 1802 - September 16, 1871) was a noted American military theorist and professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point. ... Carlos Marighella (5 December 1911 - 4 November 1969) was a Brazilian guerrilla revolutionary and Marxist writer. ... Tyrone G. Martin is a US Navy commander and naval historian, notable as an authority on the USS Constitution (Old Ironsides), of which he was the 49th captain, between 1974 and 1978. ... USS Constitution, known as Old Ironsides, is a wooden-hulled, three-masted frigate of the United States Navy. ... Robin Moore (b. ... Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel ( ) (15 November 1891 – 14 October 1944) was one of the most distinguished German field marshals of World War II. He was the commander of the Deutsches Afrika Korps and also became known by the nickname The Desert Fox (Wüstenfuchs,  ) for the skillful military campaigns he... Infantry Attacks is a classic book on military tactics written by German General Erwin Rommel about his experiences in World War I. In it were his stosstruppen(shock troops) tactics. ... Cornelius Ryan (5 June 1920 – 23 November 1974) was an Irish-American journalist and author mainly known for his writings on popular military history, especially World War II. His two best-known books are The Longest Day (1959), which tells the story of the D-Day (day one of the... Sigismund Wilhelm Lorenz von Schlichting ( 1829- 1909) was a Prussian soldier and military theorist, perhaps best known for his participation in the debates over infantry tactics in the 1880s and 1890s. ... Richard Evelyn Simpkin (1921 - 1986) was a British Army officer, attaining the rank of brigadier. ... Professor Hew Strachan is a military historian, well known for his work on the administration of the British Army and the history of the First World War. ... Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov (Russian: ) (sometimes transliterated as Aleksandr, Aleksander and Suvarov), Count Suvorov of Rymnik, Prince of Italy () (November 24, 1729 – May 18, 1800), was the fourth and last Russian Generalissimo (not counting Stalin). ... Sun Tzu (孫子 also commonly written in pinyin: Sūn Zǐ) was the author of The Art of War, an influential ancient Chinese book on military strategy (for the most part not dealing directly with tactics). ... A modern edition of The Art of War translated into English by Samuel B. Griffith. ... A solidus of Maurices reign Flavius Mauricius Tiberius Augustus or Maurice I (539 - November, 602) was the emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 582 to 602. ... Strategikon (6th century) is a manual of war by Byzantine emperor Maurice I; it is moreover a practical manual, a rather modest elementary handbook, in the words of its introduction, for those devoting themselves to generalship. ... Bust of Thucydides residing in the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. ... Page from tenth-century minuscule manuscript of Thucydides History Wikisource has original works written by or about: Thucydides (in Greek) The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by... Julius von Verdy du Vernois (1832-1910) was a German general and staff officer, chiefly noted for his military writings. ... F. J. ‘Bing’ West served in Marine infantry in Vietnam and as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs in the Reagan administration. ... Xenophon, Greek historian Xenophon (In Greek , c. ... Anabasis is the most famous work of the Greek writer Xenophon. ... Anatolia (Greek: ανατολη anatole, rising of the sun or East; compare Orient and Levant, by popular etymology Turkish Anadolu to ana mother and dolu filled), also called by the Latin name of Asia Minor, is a region of Southwest Asia which corresponds today to... Miyamoto Musashi killing a nue, by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861). ... Musashi Miyamoto in his prime, wielding two bokken. ... Alexander the Great Lucius Flavius Arrianus Xenophon (c. ... Anabasis Alexandri The Campaigns of Alexander by Arrian is the most important source on Alexander the Great. ... Alexander the Great (Greek: ,[1] Megas Alexandros; July 356 BC–June 11, 323 BC), also known as Alexander III, king of Macedon (336–323 BC), was one of, if not the most successful military commanders in history. ... Tsunetomo Yamamoto (12 June 1659 - 1719) was a samurai of the Saga domain in Hizen Province under his lord Mitsushige Nabeshima. ... Hagakure, or Hagakure Kikigaki (葉隠-In the Shadow of Leaves) is a practical and spiritual guide for a warrior, drawn from a collection of commentaries by the former samurai, Yamamoto Tsunetomo, retainer to Nabeshima Mitsushige, the third ruler of what is now the Saga prefecture in Japan. ...

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List of military writers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (604 words)
Allinson, Sidney Canadian military historian and historical novelist, author of The Bantams: The Untold Story Of World War One and Kruger's Gold: A novel of the Anglo-Boer War.
Du Picq, Ardant, french military theorist and author of Battle Studies.
Mahan, Dennis Hart, Military theorist and Engineering professor at West Point, father of Alfred Thayer Mahan, wrote "Advanced Guard, Outpost and Detatchment Service of Troops, with essential Principles of Strategy and Grand Tactics" commonly known as "Outpost".
Writers warned of Islamic "totalitarianism". - Military Photos (415 words)
Salman Rushdie is among a dozen writers to have put their names to a statement in a French weekly paper warning against Islamic "totalitarianism".
The writers say the violence sparked by the publication of cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad shows the need to fight for secular values and freedom.
The writers said they refused to accept that Muslim men and women "should be deprived of their rights to equality, liberty or secularity in the name of respect for culture or tradition".
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