Accession Number:

ADA156542

Title:

Analysis and Comparison of the Ideas and Later Influences of Henri Jomini and Carl von Clausewitz

Descriptive Note:

Student rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

56.0

Abstract:

This paper reviews the lives of Henri Jomini and Carl von Clauswitz. It also covers the main concepts contained in their greatest works and the influence they had on subsequent warfare and military thinking. Jominis influence is traced through the American Civil War to current military doctrine. Clausewitz influence is traced from the post Napoleonic period, through the two world wars, to current military doctrine.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE