The Cognitive Challenge of War: Prussia 1806
Responding to the enemy's innovation in war presents problems to soldiers and societies of all times. This book traces Napoleon's victory over Prussia in 1806 and Prussia's effort to recover from defeat to show how in one particular historical episode operational analyses together with institutional and political decisions eventually turned defeat to victory.
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The book discusses some of the responses by Prussia and elements of it's society to the disaster. There is a short summary of the military campaigns of 1806 and 1807. Th...more