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Nashville, TN: Da Capo Press, Inc., 1991. Reprint Edition. Trade paperback. 446, wraps, frontis illus., maps, footnotes, appendices, index, slight soiling to edges Reprint of the edition originally published in London in 1929, with the addition of a preface and a foreword written for the American editions.
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1957. Second U.S. Edition. Hardcover. 335 pages. Maps. Appendix. References. Index. Some scratching to boards. Major General John Frederick Charles "Boney" Fuller, CB, CBE, DSO (1 September 1878 – 10 February 1966) was a senior British Army officer, military historian, and strategist, notable as an early theorist of modern armored warfare, including categorizing principles of warfare. With 45 books and many articles, he was a highly prolific author whose ideas reached army officers and the interested public. He explored the business of fighting, in terms of the relationship between warfare and social, political, and economic factors in the civilian sector. Fuller emphasized the potential of new weapons, especially tanks and aircraft, to stun a surprised enemy psychologically. After the First World War Fuller collaborated with B. H. Liddell Hart in developing new ideas for the mechanization of armies, launching a crusade for the modernization of the British Army. Chief instructor of Camberley Staff College from 1923, he became military assistant to the chief of the Imperial General Staff in 1926. Fuller turned down the command of the Experimental Mechanized Force. Fuller believed he would be unable to devote himself to the Experimental Mechanized Force and the development of mechanized warfare techniques without extra staff to assist him with the additional extraneous duties, which the War Office refused to allocate. He was promoted to major general in 1930 and retired three years later to devote himself entirely to writing.
Place_Pub: New York: Vintage Books, 1993. First Edition. First Printing. 405, wraps, illus., maps, illus., notes, sources, index, some wear and soiling to covers First Vintage Civil War Library Edition. The Battle of Chancellorsville has obsessed military historians for 130 years and posed one of the great riddles of the Civil War. This splendid chronicle of Chancellorsville draws on a wealth of firsthand sources, combining a gripping narrative of tactics and character with a clarity of analysis. Drawing on new research as well as period journals and diaries, this study provides a detailed account of the battle of Chancellorsville and assesses the factors that led to a Confederate victory.