By William P. Guthrie
This is the 1st entire distinctive research of the army features of the 1st 1/2 this crucial clash (1618-1635). every one bankruptcy offers with a selected conflict, yet Guthrie additionally examines wider questions of approach, management, armaments, association, logistics, and struggle funds. the most emphasis is at the specific personality and facets of the Thirty Years struggle, with consciousness to the evolution of conflict and guns, the impression of this evolution on real operations, and the substitute of the formerly dominant tercio kind of struggle through the nascent linear system.
The Thirty Years conflict is taken into account inside of its personal context, instead of in basic terms as a terrible relation to the linear or Napoleonic sessions. The campaigns coated during this quantity contain the defeat of the Bohemian and German Protestants (1618-1623), the Danish struggle (1625-1629), the victories of the Swedes below Gustavus Adolphus (1630-1632), and the ultimate defeat of the Swedes at Nordlingen in 1634. Guthrie additionally can pay specific discover to the $64000 conflict of Breitenfeld. With the inclusion of many secondary theaters and minor activities, the complete of this paintings constitutes an entire army historical past of the German War.
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Battles of the Thirty Years War: From White Mountain to Nordlingen, 1618-1635 (Contributions in Sociology,) by William P. Guthrie