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
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.
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
Joy and Peace in Believing
I sincerely enjoyed the narrator. I wish he would have researched and practiced the pronunciation of a couple of English words rather than quietly stumbling out a hasty mispronunciation. even so, I'd still recommend this version over others--I enjoyed it that much! Thank you for you service.
Wise, relevant and concise
His delivery made sense despite the book being somewhat complex in that it is very informative and requires one to pay attention.
May require one to take notes or listen to certain sections more than once to optimize retention of all the points. Otherwise you can just listen and take from it what sticks. Either way is a good listen.
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.
Since I am not a Chinese General, very little of this book was applicable for me personally but it did serve as a catalyst for strategic thinking and for those who participate in the world of M&A occasionally there are a few nuggets of gold hidden in there.
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