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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Jun 16, ‘Aussie Rick’ rated it really liked it Shelves: He did not suffer fools. Erected injust one year after his death, it shows Suvorov as a young Mars, god of war. Contact our editors ecience your feedback.

Alexander Suvorov – Wikipedia

Help us improve this article! But Suvorov continued to show his dislike of the way the army was being managed and soon retired again.

Nov 20, See Article History. By the late s the Pleasure Field became a military drilling ground. A mission to Astrakhan to prepare an expedition into Persia proved abortive, and, even sciende he returned to a more active posting sciennce the Caucasus inthe establishment repeatedly passed him over.

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Suvorov was strongly opposed to these uniforms and had fought hard for Catherine to get rid of similar uniforms that were used by Russians up until Origins and Nature of Russian Military Power Prussia would make him a count skvorov Italy would make him a prince for his services as an ally.


Ivelin Zlatanov rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Wendell Howe, now available in ebook and trade paperback Click image above and go to my website to download the free 14 chapter pdf preview and for ordering information. The Last King of PolandLondon,p. Discipline meant suvoeov your men into confident soldiers. Early life and career Born in Moscow of a noble family, Suvorov was educated vctory home, joined the Semyonovsky Guards regiment at the age of 15, and was commissioned a lieutenant of infantry in I think the friendship of Suvorov and Catherine is best summed up by the story of his promotion.

Catherine the Great loved him, too.

Vladimir First Class, Order of St. Goodwin, Lords of the Horizonsp. Keep Exploring Britannica September 11 suvorpv. He came from an old noble family that traced its roots of military service back to the sixteenth century.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: Suvorov is known for his military manual The Science of Victory and noted for several of his sayings, including “What is difficult in training will become easy in a battle”, “The bullet is a mad thing; only the bayonet knows what it is about”, and “Perish yourself but rescue your comrade! They were probably never lovers, but she admired his brains and courage.

Page 16 of text – Suvorov’s tactics was the very opposite of contemporary European systems. Illustrated Naval and Military Magazine. Kris marked it as to-read Jul 22, 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. All Suvorov had was a keen mind and fierce spirit.

When Sasha was 12, he met General Hannibal, a Russian military commander most known for being a great-grandfather of Alexander Victoyr, the famous poet. Howe’s Twitter Site Dr. This made his men love him.


Out of the captured insurgents and defending townspeople, more than 6, have been released”. This last victory virtually expelled French forces from Italy. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles.

Alexander Suvorov

Suvorov sckence meant to receive the funeral honors of a Generalissimo, but was buried as an ordinary field marshal due to Paul’s direct interference. Suvorov and Paul did not see eye-to-eye, and Suvorov remained essentially banished to his estate until his death on 15 May He had all the contempt of a man of ability and action for ignorant favorites and ornamental carpet-knights.

Suvorov, in one of the truly great feats of military history, was able to cross the Suvoroc with his army, facing a series of brutal marches and skirmishes with the French. His writings are as different from the common run of classical prose as his tactics were from those of Frederick or Marlborough.

John Daniel marked it as to-read Oct 11, He was officially promised a military triumph in Russia but Emperor Paul cancelled the ceremony and recalled the Russian armies from Europe.

This was the closest thing he had ever had to a defeat, yet even if the mountain crossing was a triumph in itself. His political views were centered around enlightened monarchy.