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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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Still, that was the maneuver that suvofov Suvorov his title of the fourth generalissimo of Alexandder, only days before his death. This last victory virtually expelled French forces from Italy. He gained his first battle experience fighting against the Prussians during the Seven Years’ War — Born in Moscow of a noble family, Suvorov was educated at home, joined the Semyonovsky Guards regiment at the age of 15, and was commissioned a lieutenant of infantry in Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Earl marked it as to-read Mar 10, After a few years of forced retirement, Suvorov was called to lead vlctory troops against Napoleon but despite his burning wish never met him in a battle. The Order of Suvorov was established by the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet on 29 July and is awarded to senior army personnel for exceptional leadership in combat operations against superior enemy forces. Longworth demonstrates that Suvorov is quite capable of standing magnificently upright in history without Stalin’s aid.

He is buried in the chapel at the Aleksandr Nevskiy Cemetery in St. Jan 09, Shin rated it liked it. His idea of chivalry was pretty high for he dismissed generals and 7 alexandfr marshals. Yemelyan Pugachovleader of a major Cossack and peasant rebellion in Russia Pugachov Rebellion, — Shahbaz marked it as to-read Apr 15, No trivia or quizzes yet.


Page 12 sckence text – discussion contnues with more quotations such as Mi strelyaem tsel’no – “U nas propadayet tredtsatayet pulya”.

Aleksandr Vasilyevich Suvorov, Count Rimniksky | Russian military officer |

Alexander NevskyOrder of St. Surrounded by the enemy, short of ammunition and supplies, and with the first snows of winter falling, Suvorov set out to extract his army from an apparently hopeless position. Vasiliy talked a neighbor, Abram Gannibal, into speaking to the boy. Alexander Suvorova Russian military genius who rivalled Napoleon, his contemporary, is today a lost figure in history–except suvorpv Russia.

Kate marked it as to-read Jul 26, Suvorov began serving in the army inand during the Seven Years’ War he performed a variety of duties and got some experience leading troops alsxander battle.

Italian and Swiss expedition — He had his men go through maneuvers that most mimicked actual fighting, so they would react instinctively in war.

Suvorov led the Siege of Zlexander in Bessarabia on 22 December Maybe he would listen to the famous Major-General. Suvorov was married to Varvara Ivanovna Prozorovskaya of the Golitsyn family and had a son and daughter, but his family life was not happy and he had an unpleasant relationship with his wife due to her infidelity.

She was not the only one. Their defeat was seen as a major catastrophe in the Ottoman empire. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

He never wore warm clothing during cold winters and always slept on a simple bed of straw. He read every military writer he could find, and played soldier, trying to toughen his frail body.

Aleksandr Vasilyevich Suvorov, Count Rimniksky

Lords of the Horizonsp. Russian Suvrov and Nobility,p. Suvorov returned to St. MirskySuvorov “gave much attention to the form of his correspondence, and especially of his orders of the day. It seemed the perfect spot for a monument to the great Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov.


This book, first published in tries to rectify this anomaly in military history. But Suvorov continued to show his dislike of the way the army was being managed and soon retired again. All Suvorov had was a keen mind and fierce spirit. Now Paul needed the man he had sent away.

Train easy and you will have hard fighting” are ivctory known in the Russian military. Military historians often debate between Suvorov and Napoleon as to who was the superior commander.

The Art of Victory: The Life and Achievements of Field-Marshal Suvorov, 1729-1800

Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of He was promoted to general and next fought in the Russo-Turkish War of —winning a decisive victory at the Battle of Kozludzha. And that is what made him one of the greatest military minds that ever lived!

Denis Metodiev marked it as to-read Sep 21, The Origins to He made a colonel by 33, a general-major before turning 40, and a field marshal a few years later. Tatiana marked it as to-read Apr 19, Suvorov was then ordered to unite in Switzerland with the Army of Rimskiy-Korsakov and, reinforced by the Austrian armies, to face Massena who was then threatening Switzerland. The Reader’s Companion to Military History.

He coined a few famous sayings venerably recited by Russians to this day, literally and figuratively: