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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There Suvorov succeeded in defeating the French forces and removing France from the whole of Northern Italy. He was later transferred to Finland at the end of the Turkish war to help watch the frontier with Sweden and to build defences along that border and was then called in to command the Russian forces against Thaddeusz Kosciuszko’s Polish revolutionaries. Forming a paternal relationship with his soldiers, he appreciated their courage and endurance and in return Suvorov enjoyed the loyalty, respect and affection of his troops.

As a boy, Suvorov was a sickly child and his father assumed he would work in civil service as an adult. As a prince, Paul became fanatically interested in the flashy but dysfunctional uniforms, parades, drills, and common corporal punishments of the Prussian Army. Seth Yellowhorse rated it really liked it May 25, Page 4 of the text – notes that Pobezhdat has two sections – training of soldiers before battle and the more important section on tactics they should know.

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Tereza Dilbaryan added it Jan 26, Thank you for your feedback. Vasiliy talked a neighbor, Abram Gannibal, into speaking to the boy. Born in Moscow of a noble family, Suvorov was educated at home, joined the Semyonovsky Guards regiment at the oof of 15, and was commissioned a lieutenant of infantry in When he was crowned in he decided to make changes.

In terms of awards and insignia, Suvorov earned pounds of medals and a slew of regalia—from Military Order of Empress Maria Theresa to Alexander Nevsky, and a couple of pages worth of titles: We welcome suggested improvements to any of our alexannder.

Catherine heaped medals and honors on Suvorov.

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Suvorov was outspoken and was not above giving a clever gibe to someone at court. He studied military history as a young boy and joined the Imperial Russian Army at the age of However, he proved to be an excellent learner, avidly studying mathematics, literature, philosophy, and geography, learning to read French, German, Polish, and Italian, and with his father’s vast library devoted himself to intense study of military history, strategy, tactics, and several military authors including PlutarchQuintus CurtiusCornelius NeposJulius Caesarand Charles XII.

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Anil Pillai marked it as to-read Jan 04, Peter the Great set it aside as a park called Pleasure Field. Suvorov is one of the characters in the drama “Antonio Gamba, Companion of Suvorov in the Alpine Mountains” by Sergey Glinka which commemorates the Swiss expedition of He was officially promised a military triumph in Russia but Emperor Paul cancelled the ceremony and recalled the Russian armies from Europe.


Though disillusioned with the Austrians, Suvorov still envisaged fighting another campaign, but in Januaryhaving been promoted to the unprecedented rank of generalissimo, he was recalled. Suvorov won 63 major battles and never lost one. He never got the opportunity. Retrieved May 28, Books by Philip Longworth. Vasiliy knew the boy was smart, but he was too sickly to be on a battlefield. Tatiana marked it as to-read Apr 19, His successes during the Russo-Polish conflict of —72 earned him a reputation as a self-willed subordinate and a boldly unorthodox tactician—a reputation that was confirmed when, inhe joined Count P.

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Alexander Suvorov

Alexander Suvorova Russian military genius who rivalled Napoleon, his contemporary, is today a lost figure in history–except in Russia. His later earned victories against the Ottomans bolstered the morale of his soldiers who were usually outnumbered.

Erected injust one year after his death, it shows Suvorov as a young Mars, god of war. Suvorov was always located in the most exposed position on the battlefield, for he wanted to share the same risks and discomforts as his soldiers.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Alexander Suvorov. Retrieved 18 Dec When Alexander was 12, General Gannibalwho lived in the neighborhood, overheard his father complaining about Alexander and asked to speak to the child.