George Nafziger

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George F. Nafziger (born 1949) is an American writer and editor of numerous books and articles in military history.

Biography[edit]

He was born in 1949,[1] in Lakewood, Ohio to Betty and George Nafziger.[2]

He earned his BS from Miami University in 1971, his MBA from Miami University in 1976, and his Ph.D. in Military History from The Union Institute in 1999. He was commissioned as an Ensign USN in 1971 and served 4 years on active duty, including two tours to Vietnam aboard the USS Hull (DD-945).[citation needed] In 1975 he left the regular Navy and joined the Reserves in 1977. He retired from the US Navy Reserves as a Captain in 1995.[citation needed]

Nafziger is a former director of the Napoleonic Society of America and the Napoleonic Alliance. He served on the board of directors of HMGS East.[citation needed]

Nafziger is the owner of The Nafziger Collection publishing house, specializing in military history. As of 2013, it produces 385 different titles on military history ranging from the Middle Ages through the Korean War, with a heavy emphasis on the Wars of the French Revolution, the Napoleonic Wars, and World War II. As a publisher of obscure military works, he is constantly seeking authors with unpublished manuscripts on military history that are seeking a publisher.[3]

He worked in a US Department of State program known as ACOTA, where he trained African officers in peacekeeping operations from 2002 to 2012.[4]

List of works[edit]

Middle East[edit]

  • Nafziger, George & Walton, Mark, Islam at War (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003). ISBN 0275981010

Medieval wars[edit]

  • Colonel Hardy de Perini. French Military Campaigns 1214 to 1542. Translated by G. F. Nafziger. (self published)
  • Commandant de Coynart. The Battle of Dreux, 1562. Translated by G. F. Nafziger. (self published)
  • Delpech, Henry. The Battle of Muret (1213) and the Cavalry Tactics in the 13th Century. Translated by G. F. Nafziger.
  • de Merveilleux, D.F., The 1695 Namur Campaign Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2013)
  • de la Roziere, C., The 1674 Flanders Campaign of Louis, Prince de Conde (Battle of Seneffe) Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2013)
  • d'Aumale, Duke, Conde's First Campaign (Rocroy and Thionville 1643) Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2013)
  • Gigon, S.C., The Third war of Religion: The Battle sof Jarnac and Moncontour (1568-1569) Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2012)
  • de la Combe, F., Chalres the Bold: The Siege of Nancy (1476-1477) Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2013)
  • de la Barre Duparcq, Cpt. Military History of Prussia From 1325 Through the War of hte Austrian Succession Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2012)
  • Schlumberger, G., Expedition of the Almugavars or Caalan Routiers in Byzantium (1302-1311) Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2011)

Wars between 1600 and 1700[edit]

  • Baron von Holtzendorf. War of Bavarian Succession (1778–1779). Translated by G. F. Nafziger.
  • Sautai, Maurice. The Battle of Malplaquet. Translated by G. F. Nafziger.

Rambaud, A., The Russians and Prussians During the Seven Years War Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2013)

  • Dabormida, V., The Battle of Assiette, 1747 Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2012)
  • Pichat, H., Maurice de Saxe's 1745 Campaign in Belgium Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2011)
  • Rousseau, A., The King of France's 1744-1745 Campaign Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2012)
  • St. Simon, Marquis de, History of the War in the Alps, or the Campaign of 1744 Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2012)
  • de la Roziere, C., Campaign of the Marechal de Crequy in Lorraine and Alsace in 1667 Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2012)
  • de Montholon, Count de, The Wars of Marshal Turenne Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2011)
  • Marchal, Cpt., Wars of Louis XIV (1664-1714) Translated by George Nafziger, (self published 2013)

The Seven Years War[edit]

  • Moulliard, Lucien. The French Army of Louis XV. Translated by G. F. Nafziger.

Napoleonic works[edit]

  • Nafziger, George F. Imperial Bayonets. (London; Greenhill Books, 2000).
  • Nafziger, George F. Napoleon's Invasion of Russia. (Novato, CA: Presidio, 1988).
  • Nafziger, George F., Napoleon at Leipzig, the Battle of Nations 1813 (Chicago: Emperor's Press, 1996).
  • Nafziger, George F., Napoleon at Dresden, The Battles of August 1813 (Chicago: Emperor's Press, 1994).
  • Nafziger, George F., Lutzen and Bautzen, Napoleon's Spring Campaign of 1813 (Chicago: Emperor's Press, 1992).
  • Nafziger, George F., Historical Dictionary of the Napoleonic Era (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2002).
  • Nafziger, George F., Gioannini, M., The Defense of th3e Napoleonic Kingdom of Northern Italy, 1813-1814 (West Port, CT: Praeger, 2002).
  • Anonymous. Operations of the 7th Polish Light Cavalry Division in the Leipzig Campaign. Translated/annotated by G. F. Nafziger.

World War II tactical studies[edit]

  • Nafziger, George German Order of Battle, Panzers and Artillery in WWII (London, UK: Greenhill Books, 1999).
  • Nafziger, George German Order of Battle, Infantry in WWII (London, UK: Greenhill Books, 2000).
  • Nafziger, George German Order of Battle, Waffen SS and Other Units in WWII (Conshohocken, PA: Combined Books, Inc., 2001).
  • Nafziger, George Bulgarian Order of Battle, World War II (self published 1995)
  • Nafziger, George French Order of Battle In World War II, 1939-1945 (self published 1995)
  • Nafziger, George Rumanian Order of Battle World War II: An Organizational History of the Rumanian ARmy in World War II (self published 1995)
  • Nafziger, George Italian Order of Battle World War II (self published 1996) OCLC 39214181
  • Nafziger, George The Growth and Organization of the Chinese Army (1895-1845) (self published 1999)
  • Nafziger, George American order of battle in WWII (self published 2000) OCLC 51676940
  • The United States Army. Employment of Tanks With Infantry. Edited by G. F. Nafziger.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George F(rancis) Nafziger." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2002. Literature Resource Center. Web. 26 Apr. 2011.
  2. ^ "George F(rancis) Nafziger." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2002. Literature Resource Center. Web. 26 Apr. 2011.
  3. ^ http://george-nafziger.co.tv/
  4. ^ http://george-nafziger.co.tv/

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