WEFOUNDWar Manual of the Great Conflict of 1914: With a Complete Reference Index of Nearly 1300 Subject.


Military strategy is a set of ideas implemented by military organizations to pursue desired strategic goals . [1] Derived from the Greek word strategos , the term strategy, when it appeared in use during the 18th century, [2] was seen in its narrow sense as the "art of the general ", [3] or "'the art of arrangement" of troops. [4] Military strategy deals with the planning and conduct of campaigns, the movement and disposition of forces, and the deception of the enemy.

The father of Western modern strategic studies , Carl von Clausewitz (1780–1831), defined military strategy as "the employment of battles to gain the end of war." [ citation needed ] B. H. Liddell Hart 's definition put less emphasis on battles, defining strategy as "the art of distributing and applying military means to fulfill the ends of policy". [5] Hence, both gave the pre-eminence to political aims over military goals.

Sun Tzu (544-496 BC) is often considered as the father of Eastern military strategy and greatly influenced Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese historical and modern war tactics. [6] The Art of War by Sun Tzu grew in popularity and saw practical use in Western society as well. It continues to influence many competitive endeavors in Asia, Europe, and America including culture, politics, [7] [8] and business, [9] as well as modern warfare. The Eastern military strategy differs from the Western by focusing more on asymmetric warfare and deception. [6]

The world’s first ever battle tank receives the Haynes Manual treatment and its centrepiece is the most prolific British tank of the Great War – the Tank Mk IV. World authority David Fletcher looks at the anatomy, construction and operation of the Mk IV (including rare contemporary eyewitness descriptions), as well as giving fascinating insights into the maintenance and restoration of these historic armoured fighting vehicles. Individual preserved Great War tanks that feature in the Manual include Flirt II, the Ashford Tank, Lodestar III, Excellent and Deborah.

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Military strategy is a set of ideas implemented by military organizations to pursue desired strategic goals . [1] Derived from the Greek word strategos , the term strategy, when it appeared in use during the 18th century, [2] was seen in its narrow sense as the "art of the general ", [3] or "'the art of arrangement" of troops. [4] Military strategy deals with the planning and conduct of campaigns, the movement and disposition of forces, and the deception of the enemy.

The father of Western modern strategic studies , Carl von Clausewitz (1780–1831), defined military strategy as "the employment of battles to gain the end of war." [ citation needed ] B. H. Liddell Hart 's definition put less emphasis on battles, defining strategy as "the art of distributing and applying military means to fulfill the ends of policy". [5] Hence, both gave the pre-eminence to political aims over military goals.

Sun Tzu (544-496 BC) is often considered as the father of Eastern military strategy and greatly influenced Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese historical and modern war tactics. [6] The Art of War by Sun Tzu grew in popularity and saw practical use in Western society as well. It continues to influence many competitive endeavors in Asia, Europe, and America including culture, politics, [7] [8] and business, [9] as well as modern warfare. The Eastern military strategy differs from the Western by focusing more on asymmetric warfare and deception. [6]

The world’s first ever battle tank receives the Haynes Manual treatment and its centrepiece is the most prolific British tank of the Great War – the Tank Mk IV. World authority David Fletcher looks at the anatomy, construction and operation of the Mk IV (including rare contemporary eyewitness descriptions), as well as giving fascinating insights into the maintenance and restoration of these historic armoured fighting vehicles. Individual preserved Great War tanks that feature in the Manual include Flirt II, the Ashford Tank, Lodestar III, Excellent and Deborah.

Military strategy is a set of ideas implemented by military organizations to pursue desired strategic goals . [1] Derived from the Greek word strategos , the term strategy, when it appeared in use during the 18th century, [2] was seen in its narrow sense as the "art of the general ", [3] or "'the art of arrangement" of troops. [4] Military strategy deals with the planning and conduct of campaigns, the movement and disposition of forces, and the deception of the enemy.

The father of Western modern strategic studies , Carl von Clausewitz (1780–1831), defined military strategy as "the employment of battles to gain the end of war." [ citation needed ] B. H. Liddell Hart 's definition put less emphasis on battles, defining strategy as "the art of distributing and applying military means to fulfill the ends of policy". [5] Hence, both gave the pre-eminence to political aims over military goals.

Sun Tzu (544-496 BC) is often considered as the father of Eastern military strategy and greatly influenced Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese historical and modern war tactics. [6] The Art of War by Sun Tzu grew in popularity and saw practical use in Western society as well. It continues to influence many competitive endeavors in Asia, Europe, and America including culture, politics, [7] [8] and business, [9] as well as modern warfare. The Eastern military strategy differs from the Western by focusing more on asymmetric warfare and deception. [6]


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