Greatest and most effective military tactics and strategies?

Oct 2011
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Croatia
#6
Byzantine implementation of Fabian strategy against the Caliphate. They would retreat into forts, and let the Caliphate forces plunder the countryside - which turned out useless anyway, since economy of Asia Minor was based on the animal husbandry, and unlike crops, animals have legs.

A lot of Byzantine strategy was actually based on the experiences of Emperors Maurice and Heraclius. Relevant:
https://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1094&context=constructing
 

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