Napoleon Series Archive 2004

Re: French Massed Cavalry Charges

Bill,

I don't think there's a 'magic bullet', but organization, staff planning, and vigorous execution generally work very well operationally. If you haven't read it, I would highly recommend Charles White's The Enlightened Soldier on Scharnhorst. His insistence on an officer's military education as well as the above mentioned facets was one of the main reasons, if not the main reason, why Prussia was able to reorganize for 1813 and beyond. That he died too early was a great loss for his adopted country.

Sincerely,
Kevin

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