1. Blue

    Military Quotes

    "Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster." -Sun Tzu "Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak." -Sun Tzu "Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true." -Julius Caesar "I warn you against shedding...
  2. VHS

    Why is Clausewitz's On War rated so highly?

    Ok, China produced many military texts, but they were mostly short and brief. On War is great in length and detail.
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    If the ARVN had adopted the Western Way of War (Clausewitz)................

    I genuinely believe that had the ARVN adopted the Western Way of War as per Carl Von Clausewitz, the Vietnam War would have been won and South Vietnam would still exist today. A lot of the criticisms of the ARVN that eventaully convinced Congress to cut off funds like reluctance to fight the...
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    Is Clausewitz still relevant?

    Recently, I have set myself the following reading project. I am about two-thirds of the way through Clausewitz's masterpiece, and every two or three chapters I stop and read a serious history of some battle or campaign. I am poised to finish Gordon Rhea's 4 volume account of the Overland...
  5. hisstoryin

    20th century clausewitz

    Hi forum people, I am to do a paper on 20th century war. The paper must relate to clausewitz's theory presented in On War. If anyone has read this book and would like to jog my mind, please respond with a discussion and examples of what conflict in the 20th century best exemplifies clausewitz's...
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    Jomini .vs. Clausewitz .vs. Sun Tzu

    Jomini .vs. Clausewitz .vs. Sun Tzu Who you think was better? Personally it's hard to say. I love Jomini but Clausewitx seem to be more in depth.
  7. TruthSeeker1

    Who was greater: Clausewitz or Sun Tzu

    Based on their writings....