Clausewitz

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Clausewitz Prussian general and military theorist who proposed a doctrine of total war and war as an extension of diplomacy (1780-1831)
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Usage

In literature:

MARIE VON CLAUSEWITZ, Born Countess Bruhl, Oberhofmeisterinn to H.R.H.
"On War" by Carl von Clausewitz
This is another gross error, which Clausewitz has thoroughly disposed of.
"The Fifteen Decisive Battles of The World From Marathon to Waterloo" by Edward Creasy
And so, by way of an eighty-year-old liqueur brandy, to tactics and the great General Clausewitz, unknown to the Average Army Man.
"A Diversity of Creatures" by Rudyard Kipling
Clausewitz, erroneous assertion of, 178. opinion of, as to movements in mountainous countries, 166.
"The Art of War" by Baron Henri de Jomini
That is the view in which the strategist, Clausewitz, regards this encounter.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)" by John Holland Rose
But Clausewitz held that policy must always be the master.
"Some Principles of Maritime Strategy" by Julian Stafford Corbett
He'd never read Clausewitz.
"Pushbutton War" by Joseph P. Martino
K. v. Clausewitz: Vom Kriege.
"Gems (?) of German Thought" by Various
They call Clausewitz obsolete today, but they still learn him very thoroughly.
"What Need of Man?" by Harold Calin
On the outbreak of the Russian war in 1812, Clausewitz, like many other Prussian officers, took service with his country's nominal enemy.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
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In news:

How do those fare against recommendations of the great historian of war, Carl Von Clausewitz.
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