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|and technological advances, man has not the faintest idea of who he is or what |
he is doing. - Percy, Walker Life is a campaign not a battle, and has its defeats as
well as its victories. - Piatt, Don The simplification of life is one of the steps to ...
|... still a staff officer has some advantages in this regard, while, as to matters of |
detail, he alone can speak familiarly who is an actual participant. ... Such a sketch
will, of course, have its dark shades of sadness mingled with the bright colorings
of joy, its defeats as well as its victories, its dispiriting retreats as well as its
jubilant advances, its awful visions of the battle-field ... A campaign is, in fact, an
epitome of ordinary life minus the refining, elevating, and Christianizing influence
of our ...
|The magic of its G-E "Dial -the -Fabric" heat control assures perfect temperature |
for every fabric from heaviest linens ... All of the German divisions are fully
equipped; all are well trained; most of them have behind them the battle
experience of victorious campaigns. ... If Russia is defeated, no army will be left
on the Continent.
|Presents "The Art of War" by Sun Tzu. Includes chapters on waging war, offensive strategy, dispositions, and maneuvering.|
|Nay, in this our quickened life we feel that all the battles from earliest time to our |
own day, where Right and Wrong have grappled, ... the hour may go, a
movement onward of the campaign, which uses defeat as well as victory to serve
its mighty ends. ... shall be peace, and not a broken province which must live
under the perpetual threat, if not in the constant presence, of war and all that war
brings with it ?
|Hanson W. Baldwin has been on the staff of the New York Times since 1929, its |
military and navel analyst since 1 937. Last August he'toured the South Pacific
battle areas and on returning wrote a series of articles that won him the 1 942 ...
campaign didn't get this training until they got to Great Britain. We just didn't have
the ammunition. We have now. It's a ... defeats, of frustrations and improvisations,
of hard-won victories and heavy losses for both sides, of final well-earned
|We will then find that war does not advance relentlessly toward the absolute, as |
theory would demand. Being incomplete and self-contradictory, it cannot follow
its own laws, but has to be treated as a part of some other whole; the name of
which is policy. ... But they are the more influential in the planning of war, of the
campaign, and often even of the battle. That is ... Nothing is more important in life
than finding the right standpoint for seeing and judging events, and then
adhering to it.
|The first was commanded by Ali, and this defeat would have been of vast |
advantage to the Christians if they had ... In the second campaign the two Sultans
prepared to besiege Croye, the capital of Albania ; but that they might not be
interrupted in their designs, they made a treaty with the Venetians, in which it was
exprefly stipulated, that they should not have any ... the battle with 6000 men, as
well Hungarians as Valachians, and fled without acquainting the King, before the
victory had ...
|It was not so much to sentimentalism of "Christian warfare" as the calculation of |
political effect — the demonstration of that ... This, battle General Lee has always
claimed as a victory for his army. ... the official reports of each commander,
respectively); its plan of campaign betrayed ; suffering no defeat ; offering battle
the day ...
|Almost inevitably, as carefully crafted strategic planning came to nothing in the |
face of well prepared trench warfare, so the ... As a result, the Battle of the
Somme and its hundreds of thousands of casualties simply became one of a
number of ... As with the First Battle of the Somme, the Battle of Passchendale
was not one single continuous action between the two ... an outright victory over
their opponents and in March 1918 the German military leadership were said to
have launched a ...