The Art of Victory has 8 ratings and 2 reviews. ‘Aussie Rick’ said: Aleksandr Vasiliyevich Suvorov, Prince of Italy, Count of Rimnikskiy, Count of the Ho. The pages 3 to 19 are a discussion of Suvorov and his importance as a Pages 23 to 40 is an annotated version of his famous book – Science of Victory. Alexander Suvorov spent more than 50 years of his life on the battlefield. Suvorov penned The Science of Victory, a manual on how to do it.
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They were probably never lovers, but alexanedr admired his brains and courage. Page 19 of text – source in the archives for this version of the original Suvorov text.
Novel Adventurers: Suvorov’s Science of Victory
If the tactics of the Russians in the Russo-Japanese War of — reflected too literally some of the maxims of Suvorov’s Turkish wars, the spirit of self-sacrifice, resolution and indifference to losses there shown formed a precious legacy from those wars. Tuesday, 11 February victorg St. He wrote them in such a manner that even poorly educated privates could understand.
He had been given so many medals I doubt he could wear them all at once without falling over. His political views were centered around enlightened monarchy. Surrounded by the enemy, short of ammunition and supplies, and with the first snows of winter falling, Suvorov set out to extract his army from an apparently hopeless position.
In terms laexander awards and insignia, Suvorov earned pounds of medals and a slew of regalia—from Military Order of Empress Maria Theresa to Alexander Nevsky, and a couple of pages worth of titles: His high regard for Napoleon is interesting because he did not live to see the Napoleonic Wars.
Alexander Suvorov Suvorov also believed that a leader should lead by example. Contact our editors with your feedback. Shahbaz marked it as to-read Apr 15, He died a few months later. She was not the only one. As a boy, Suvorov was a sickly child and his father assumed he would work in civil service as an adult. James the Great Chapel 1 St. Paul refused to give him an audience, and, worn out and ill, the old veteran died a few days afterwards on 18 Mayat Saint Petersburg.
There was a problem with your submission. These successes made him a hero to those opposed to the French Revolution but also aroused Austrian misgivings about Russian ambitions in the west. Ivelin Zlatanov rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Petersburg on 18 May victoyr Suvorov and Paul did not see eye-to-eye, and Suvorov remained essentially banished to his estate until his death on 15 May He was famed for his military manual The Science of Victory and noted for several of his sayings.
And that is what made him one of the greatest military minds that ever lived! He victorh lost a single major battle he had commanded.
Suvorov remained a close confidant of Catherine, however he had a negative relationship with her son and heir apparent Paul. In he was created a Russian count and a count of the Holy Roman Empire ; in he was created a Russian prince.
Alexander Suvorov spent more than 50 years of his life on the battlefield. Alexander NevskyOrder of St. Pages 41to 53 is a commentary on the book. This is not an in-depth military history but a good rounded story of a famous commander who should not be lost to history.
Robert rated it it was amazing Mar 12, Petersburg where he had been promised a heroes welcome. Vasiliy talked a neighbor, Abram Gannibal, into speaking to the boy. No one in his family expected little Sasha Suvorov to become a soldier. Later that year however Suvorov was betrayed by Austria and had to make a tactical retreat over the Alps.
Suvorov retired disgraced at In the Russo-Turkish War of —91, he successfully defended Russian territory on the north shore of the Black Sea from Turkish attack.
It seemed the perfect spot for a monument to the great Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
A mission to Astrakhan to prepare an expedition into Persia proved abortive, and, even after he returned to a more active posting sciene the Caucasus inthe establishment repeatedly passed him over. Suvorov died in St. In poet and soldier Irinarkh Zavalishinwho had fought under the command of Alexander Suvorov, wrote a heroic poem titled “Suvoriada”, celebrating Suvorov’s victories.
In between marches and sieges, Suvorov penned The Science of Victorya manual on how to do it right, in style and with flare, which has been used as the holy bible of combat stratagem by a few generations of militants.
William marked it as to-read Mar 13, Anne Beckers added it Oct 25, He came from an old noble family that traced its roots of military service back to the sixteenth century.
Born in Moscow of a noble family, Suvorov was educated at home, joined the Semyonovsky Guards regiment at the age of 15, and was commissioned thw lieutenant of infantry in His astuteness in war was uncanny and he also proved a self-willed subordinate who acted upon his own initiative.
These latter are highly original, deliberately aiming at unexpected and striking effects. Alexander Nevsky Order of St. So Gannibal sat down and had a heart-to-heart with the lad.