- Karl von [kahrl fuh n] /kɑrl fən/, 1780–1831, German military officer and author of books on military science.
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These gentlemen, said Clausewitz in brief, had the misfortune of mistaking the accoutrements of war for its essential nature.
Clausewitz not only survived World War II; he emerged from it with his reputation greatly enhanced.
Documents and firsthand accounts of Clausewitz at war by others are few and far between.
War,” wrote Clausewitz, “is an extreme trial of strength and stamina.
To-day the book of Clausewitz, 'On War,' easily holds the first place.
Clausewitz is the founder of that theory of war which resulted from the Napoleonic.
Clausewitz is the great thinker, the great realist, the great philosopher of war.
I trust that every reader of Clausewitz will agree with me in this.
Clausewitz wrote his book expressly for statesmen as well as soldiers.
- Karl von (karl fɔn). 1780–1831, Prussian general, noted for his works on military strategy, esp Vom Kriege (1833)
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