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Clausewitz

[klou-zuh-vits] /ˈklaʊ zə vɪts/
noun
1.
Karl von
[kahrl fuh n] /kɑrl fən/ (Show IPA),
1780–1831, German military officer and author of books on military science.
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  • To-day the book of Clausewitz, 'On War,' easily holds the first place.

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  • Clausewitz is the founder of that theory of war which resulted from the Napoleonic.

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  • Clausewitz wrote his book expressly for statesmen as well as soldiers.

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  • I trust that every reader of Clausewitz will agree with me in this.

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  • Clausewitz is the great thinker, the great realist, the great philosopher of war.

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  • "There are three principal objects in carrying on war," says Clausewitz.

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Clausewitz

/German ˈklauzəvɪts/
noun
1.
Karl von (karl fɔn). 1780–1831, Prussian general, noted for his works on military strategy, esp Vom Kriege (1833)
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