Napoleon’s Coup d’Oeil

The term “strategy” was coined in English and French as European military theorists raced to describe how Napoleon won, in 1810, not before.

The two monolithic bodies of theory are different and both claim to describe Napoleon’s way — Clausewitz and Jobimi.

Clausewitz said be a fox. Jobimi said be a hedgehog.

This book is about why Clausewitz was right, and has spectacular coverage of Napoleon, Picasso and Patton. It is also written simply enough for a 12 year old to read…