THOUGHTS ON TACTICS AND OTHER ELEMENTS OF WARFARE IN THE 18TH CENTURY, By the Marquis de Silva, Translated by G.F.Nafziger
Size: 8.5” x 11”;
Illustrations: 11 black and white illustrations;
Price: $25 ;
The Count de Silva was a Spanish General in the service of Piedmont during the period of the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years’ War. This work is his thoughts on the tactics of the day and covers the shock of infantry, firing, marches, evolutions and maneuvers, conversions cavalry and Dragoons, marches of the army, deployments, the oblique order, the use of aratilleryl, entrenchments, , camps, surprise attacks, and many other issues.