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Carlisle, PA: South Mountain Press, Inc., 1987. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. xxi, , 310 pages. Illustration. Endpaper illustration. Maps. Index. Order of battle. Appendices. Ink name & date inside front board. Jay Luvaas was a scholar and teacher of military history for more than thirty years. He has taught at Allegheny College, the U.S. Military History Institute at Carlisle Barracks, and the U.S. Army War College, where he was the first Professor of Military History. "Napoleon on the Art of War" was the culmination of three decades of work. During his distinguished career, he served as the Director of the Flowers Collection of Southern Americana at Duke University Library, and as a long-time professor of history at Allegheny College in Meadville, PA. He was the first civilian to be appointed as Visiting Professor of Military History at the United States Military Academy. He was honored in 1997 as a Distinguished Fellow of the Army War College. He twice received the Outstanding Civilian Service Medal from the Department of the Army for his many contributions to the educational mission of the U.S. Army. Jay Luvaas was one of America’s leading military historians and published many notable books during his career, including The Education of An Army, Frederick the Great on the Art of War, Dear Miss Em, and Napoleon on the Art of War. He contributed to many other books as well. He also co-edited the highly popular series of U.S. Army War College Guides to many Civil War battlefields, including Gettysburg, Antietam, Shiloh, and Chancellorsville.
Carlisle, PA: South Mountain Press, Inc., 1988. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. xviii, 360,  pages. Minor DJ wear and soiling noted. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations. Diagrams. Maps, Appendices (include Order of Battle). General Index. Jay Luvaas (15 June 1927 – 9 January 2009) was an American military historian who was an expert on the American Civil War and the history of military theory. He was the first civilian to hold a visiting professorship of military history at West Point, and was a professor of military history at the United States Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He was the founder of the modern military staff ride, and was a two-time recipient of the Outstanding Civilian Service Medal of the Department of the Army. Military historians consider Luvaas the founder of the modern staff ride. He visited the battlefields of the American Civil War annually, either on War College Staff Rides or with regular tours. Luvaas' and Nelson's volume the U.S. Army War College Guide to the Battle of Gettysburg (1986) is a feature in Civil War battlefield tours. With his friend Brigadier General Harold W. Nelson, Luvaas authored several volumes of the US Army War College Staff Ride Series on the Civil War: Gettysburg, Antietam, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, and co-authored another on the Battle of Shiloh and the Atlanta campaign. Luvaas the translated military writings of Napoleon and Frederick the Great, and edited volumes of the writings by George Henderson, and a book on the history of military theory in Britain in the 19th and 20th centuries.
New York: Time Incorporated, 1982. Time Reading Program Special Edition. Trade paperback. , 373,  pages. Wraps. Illustrations. Maps. Glossary of Main Weapons. Index. Cover has some wear and soiling. Ink notation inside front cover. Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall (July 18, 1900 – December 17, 1977) was a chief U.S. Army combat historian during World War II and the Korean War. Known professionally as S. L. A. Marshall, and nicknamed "Slam" (the combination of all four of his initials), he authored some 30 books about warfare, including Pork Chop Hill: The American Fighting Man in Action, which was made into a film. During World War II, Marshall was an official Army combat historian, and knew many of the war's best-known Allied commanders. He conducted hundreds of interviews of both enlisted men and officers regarding their combat experiences, and was an early proponent of oral history techniques. Marshall favored the group interview, where he would gather surviving members of a front line unit together and debrief them on their combat experiences of a day or two before.
New York: Time Incorporated, 1962. Special Edition. Trade paperback. 373,  pages. Wraps. Illustrations. Maps. Glossary. Index. Front cover separated and taped back to spine. Covers soiled. Time Reading Program Special Edition. Study of the Korean War battle of the Chongchon River. The Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River, also known as the Battle of the Ch'ongch'on, was a decisive battle in the Korean War, and it took place from November 25 to December 2, 1950, along the Ch'ongch'on River Valley in the northwestern part of North Korea. In response to the successful Chinese First Phase Campaign against the United Nations (UN) forces, General Douglas MacArthur launched the Home-by-Christmas Offensive to expel the Chinese forces from Korea and to end the war. Anticipating this reaction, the Chinese People's Volunteer Army (PVA) Commander Peng Dehuai planned a counteroffensive, dubbed the "Second Phase Campaign", against the advancing UN forces.
London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1970. Hardcover. 244 pages + maps. Illustrations. Maps. Footnotes. Appendices. Chronological Table. Bibliography. Index. Bookplate. DJ worn and creased. Ink name and date inside front flyleaf, lower corner front DJ flap clipped. General Sir James Handyside Marshall-Cornwall KCB, CBE, DSO, MC (27 May 1887 – 1985) was a British Army officer and linguist. On the outbreak of World War I Cornwall joined the Intelligence Corps. In 1915 he was appointed to the rank of Captain at 2nd corps headquarters in the Second Army. In 1916 he was promoted to temporary major at the general headquarters of the British expeditionary force, under Sir Douglas Haig. In 1918, Cornwall was head of the MI3 section of the military intelligence directorate, where he remained until the armistice. In 1919, Cornwall was sent to the peace conference in Paris, where he worked with Reginald Leeper and Harold Nicolson on the new boundaries of Europe. Several jobs in the Middle East in the 1920s gave him the opportunity to study Turkish and modern Greek. From 1928 to 1932 he held the post of military attaché in Berlin. In 1934, he was promoted major-general. In 1938, he was promoted to lieutenant-general, in charge of the air defence of Great Britain. In May 1940 he went to France to help evacuate British troops from Cherbourg, boarding the last ship to leave the port. He took over command of III Corps in England in June 1940 holding the post until November 1940. In April 1941 Marshall-Cornwall became General Officer Commanding the British troops in Egypt. . He spent the rest of the war with the Special Operations Executive and MI6.