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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Suvorov is often compared to Napoleon, whom he was on opposing sides of during the late French Revolutionary Wars and desired to face in battle, but never did so because Napoleon was campaigning in Egypt while Suvorov was campaigning in Italy.

After Catherine died of a stroke inPaul I was crowned Emperor and dismissed Suvorov for disregarding his orders. A mission to Astrakhan to prepare an expedition into Persia proved abortive, and, even after he returned to a more viftory posting in the Caucasus inthe establishment repeatedly passed him over.

Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov Russian: Suvorov was also 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 hte Retrieved June 29, Suvorov was outspoken and was not above giving a clever gibe to someone at court.


Prussia would make him a count and Italy would make him a prince for his services as an ally. Retrieved from ” victofy Who’s Who in Military History: When slow, deliberate plodding of troops was considered absolutely necessary, he instead struck like a mongoose.

Aleksandr Vasilyevich Suvorov, Count Rimniksky

Fiercely antirevolutionary, he responded with enthusiasm when he was recalled in February to command a Russo-Austrian army against the French in northern Italy. Petersburg where he had been promised a heroes welcome. Their style is a succession of nervous staccato sentences, which produce the effect of blow vicctory flashes. In FebruaryPaul I, thee about the victories of France in Europe during the French Revolutionary Wars and at the insistence of the coalition leaders, was forced to reinstate Suvorov as field marshal.

He abandoned traditional drills ecience instead communicated with his troops in ways that proved clear and understandable. Alas, at the end of his career, Suvorov fell out of favor with the royals: During this period he continued his studies attending classes at Cadet Corps of Land Forces.

Suvorov lost only a few men.

Differing opinions are welcomed. As far as we have found, there is no English translation of this book. By 38 he was a major-general.

Origins and Nature of Russian Military Power Now Paul needed the man he had sent away.

Notes on Aleksandr Suvorov

His astuteness in war was uncanny and he also proved a self-willed subordinate who acted upon his own initiative. Ivelin Zlatanov rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Open Preview See a Problem?


Refresh and try again. Thank you for your feedback. He made a colonel by 33, a general-major before turning 40, and a field marshal a few years later.

Alexander Suvorov

Suworow Rymnikski by Fr. He was famed for his military manual The Science of Victory and noted for several of his sayings.

Petersburg on 18 Zuvorov His idea of chivalry was pretty high for he dismissed generals and 7 field marshals. March of Suvorov through the Alps by Vasily Surikov.

This Suvorov objected to. He taught his soldiers to attack instantly and decisively: His generals would be chivalrous. When Alexander was 12, General Gannibalwho lived in the neighborhood, overheard his father complaining about Alexander and asked to speak to the alexandder.

The even further adventures of Dr. Suraj Lamichhane marked it as to-read Apr 14, He wrote them in such a manner that even poorly educated privates could understand.

When Sasha was 12, he met General Hannibal, a Russian military commander most known for being a great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, the famous poet.

Catherine heaped medals and honors on Suvorov.