BATTLE OF CANNAE, 216 B. C

September 1998


Compiled by Janet Seymour and Evette Pearson
Bibliographers, Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


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Books


Ardant du Picq, Charles. Battle Studies: Ancient and Modern Battle, translated from the eighth edition in the French by John N. Greely (Col) and Robert C. Cotton (Maj). Harrisburg, PA, Military Service Publishing, 1958. 273 p.
Analysis of the Battle of Cannae, pp 56-69.
Book call no.: 355.48 Ar2

Atlas of the Classical World edited by A. A. M. Van der Heyden and H. H. Scullard. New York, Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1959. 221 p.
The Conflict with Carthage, pp 101-107 (includes a large detailed map titled "Rome at War with Carthage: Second Punic War" with routes, battles, etc, noted).
Book call no.: R 911.38 H615a

Bradford, Ernle. Hannibal. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1981. 223 p.
Cannae, pp 108-120 and 123-124.
Book call no.: 92 H245ba

Capps, Robert S. Hannibal's Lieutenant: A Unique Biography of Hannibal. Alexandria, VA, Manor House Publication, 1994. 345 p.
Battle of Cannae (August 1-5, 216 B.C.), pp 165-190.
Book call no.: 92 H245c ,

Cottrell, Leonard. Hannibal: Enemy of Rome. New York, Da Capo Press, 1992, 257 p.
Cannae, pp 134-145.
Book call no.: 92 H245ca

Dodge, Theodore A. Hannibal: A History of the Art of War Among the Carthaginians and Romans Down to the Battle of Pydna, 168 BC, with a Detailed Account of the Second Punic War. Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books, 1994. 682 p.
The Battle of Cannae. June, 216 B. C., pp 360-380 (includes information on the preparations for battle, forces in line, infantry centre, Roman hero of Cannae).
After Cannae. Summer, 216 B.C., pp 381-389.
Book call no.: 937.04 D645h

Dupuy, Trevor N. The Military Life of Hannibal: Father of Strategy. New York,Franklin Watts, Inc., 1969. 161 p.
Cannae, pp 54-69 (includes sections on Hannibal and Fabius, the first and second Battles of Gerunium, the move to Cannae, preparations for the battle, etc).
Book call no.: 937.04 D945m

Eggenberger, David. An Encyclopedia of Battles. New York, Dover Publications, 1985. 533 p.
Cannae, pp 75-76.
Book call no.: R 904 E29d 1985

Jones, Archer. The Art of War in the Western World. Urbana, University of Illinois Press, 1987. 740 p.
Tactics of Hannibal, pp 29-32.
Military Victories Without Political Support: Hannibal's Experience with the Fabian Strategy, pp 65-71.
Book call no.: 355.009 J76a

Lamb, Harold. Hannibal: One Man Against Rome. New York, Doubleday & Co., 1958. 310 p.
Cannae, pp 134-140 (see index for other references to Cannae).
Book call no.: 92 H245L

Lazenby, J. F. Hannibal's War: A Military History of the Second Punic War. Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press, 1998. 340 p.
Book call no.: 937.04 L431h

May, Elmer C. and others. Ancient and Medieval Warfare. Wayne, NJ, Avery Publishing Group, 1984. 124 p. (West Point Military History series)
Hannibal Challenges the Roman Republic, pp 43-65 (includes an overview of the 2nd Punic War, several battle maps, and information on the Battle of Cannae).
Book call no.: 355.00938 M466a

McDonald, John. Great Battlefields of the World. New York, Macmillan Publishing Co., 1984. 200 p.
Cannae/August, 216 B.C., pp 10-13.
Book call no.: R 904.7 M135g

Prevas, John. Hannibal Crosses the Alps: The Enigma Re-examined. Rockville Centre, NY, Sarpedon, 1998. 232 p.
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Schlieffen, Alfred von. Cannae. Fort Leavenworth, KS, Command and General Staff School Press, 1931. 306 p.
Battle of Cannae, pp 1-4 (more useful for it's illustration of Cannae's impact on the World War I Schlieffen Plan than for Battle of Cannae information).
Book call no.: 355.09 S344c 1931

Spaulding, Oliver L. and others. Warfare: A Study of Military Methods from the Earliest Times. Washington, Infantry Journal Press, 1937. 601 p.
Hannibal's Invasion of Italy, pp 115-139 (especially note pp 122-126).
Book call no.: 355.09 Sp2w 1937

Strauss, Barry S. and Ober, Josiah. The Anatomy of Error: Ancient Military Disasters and Their Lessons for Modern Strategists. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1990. 272 p.
Hannibal Versus Rome: How to Win Battles and Lose a War, pp 133-162.
Book call no.: 355.48093 S912a

Weir, William. Fatal Victories. Hamden, CT, Archon Books, 1993. 272 p.
The Absolute Masterpiece: 216 B. C., Cannae, pp 3-14.
Book call no.: 909 W425f

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Document


Johnson, Michael R. (Maj). The campaigns of Hannibal and Scipio: Searching for Congruency. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1997. 37 leaves. (Air University (U.S.). Air Command and Staff College. Research paper)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 J686c

Peck, Anne T. (Maj, USAF). Great Warriors: Hannibal Barca and Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus. Maxwell AFB, AL, Apr 1984. 78 p. (Air University U.S. Air Command and Staff College. Research report)
Hannibal Barca, pp 5-33 (includes an analysis of Cannae and Hannibal in general).
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 P3661g

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Periodical


Yocherer, Greg. Classic Battle Joined (Battle of Cannae, 216 BC). Military History 8:26-32 Feb '92.

Video


The Punic Wars: Conquest of Rome's Greatest Foe. St. Laurent, Quebec, Canada, Madacy Entertainment Group, 1995.
Video call no.: 937.04 P984

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