For over 2000 years, these 13 chapters attributed to Sun Tzu have been the Bible, or should have been the Bible for those intending to wage war, or who are waging war. When JFK began the American adventure in Vietnam, although he was very well read, I doubt he had read this missive. Ho Chi Minh however, I am sure was very familiar with it, and don't be surprised that the Taliban is also familiar with the principles contained therein. Leaders as diverse as Mao Zedong, General Vo Nguyen Giap, General Douglas MacArthur and leaders of Imperial Japan have drawn inspiration from the work. When 2 LT Mike Vendetti the narrator ignored the simple principles of this tract, he returned home minus a leg. "Charlie" knew exactly what he was doing.
Public Domain (P)2014 Audio Books by Mike Vendetti
It's been over 10 years since I read this for school and now I had a chance to listen to it again. I prefer this to reading it myself. Mike Vendetti did a great job narrating this book. It's a very versatile book that can be applied to many areas of life. Would definitely recommend this audio book to anyone. I got this book free for honest review
I will listen to this over and over again until I get it. My husband read it and he says it has helped him with everything.
The oldest book on military strategy, and still relevant. There were some really interesting details recorded, like what it means when troops left their pots by the fire instead of bringing them back to their tent. Good book, plan to read again!
Loved this version! The narrator is perfect for the content, clear, and at a good pace. I need to listen again to let some parts sink in more, but this text applies to every aspect of life.
logical and straight forward. a quick read of cliffs notes of military strategy. the logical processes still hold even though a lot of the strategies have evolved.
Never read the print version. But probobly not.
Yes, old wisdom in here. Everyone should listen to it at least once.
Narrator gets more difficult to understand as the story goes on. Still a great read though.
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