Carl Von Clausewitz

Carl von Clausewitz was a Prussian general and military theorist who is most famous for his work 'On War', which remains one of the most important treatises on military strategy and theory.


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  1. 1. On War

    This book is a comprehensive analysis of warfare, written by a Prussian military theorist. It discusses the philosophical aspects of war, such as its political nature and purpose, as well as its practical aspects, such as strategy and tactics. The author argues that war is an extension of politics by other means and that its ultimate objective is to compel the enemy to fulfill our will. He also introduces the concept of "friction" in war, which refers to the unpredictable factors that can affect the outcome of military operations.

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