SPECIFIC APPROACHES TO THE APPROPRIATE LOGISTIC SUPPORT OF PHILIP II OF MACEDON’S MILITARY CAMPAIGNS Cover Image

ABORDĂRI SPECIFICE SPRIJINULUI LOGISTIC, ADECVAT UNOR CAMPANII MILITARE ALE REGELUI FILIP AL II-LEA AL MACEDONIEI
SPECIFIC APPROACHES TO THE APPROPRIATE LOGISTIC SUPPORT OF PHILIP II OF MACEDON’S MILITARY CAMPAIGNS

Author(s): Ferencz CIORVAȘI-FILIP, Bogdan-Costin MATEI
Subject(s): Military policy, Politics of History/Memory
Published by: ”Carol I” National Defence University Publishing House
Keywords: military logistics; supply procurement to the forces; forces sustainability, speed and mobility; pack animals; immediate action logistics area;

Summary/Abstract: Throughout history, the army leaders who have realized the overwhelming importance of logistics in military action have been those who have achieved their intended goals. The importance of logistics in relation to the success of military action is highlighted eloquently by the French general Antoine Henri Jomini: “Logistics encompasses the means and arrangements with which tactics and strategies are implemented. The strategy decides where to act; logistics bring troops to that point. “But what is the beginning of military logistics in history?All the great conquests were based on a strong logistics component, but who was the first leader to recognize its value?

  • Issue Year: 2019
  • Issue No: 02
  • Page Range: 72-78
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Romanian