Clausewitz

[klou-zuh-vits]
noun
  1. Karl von [kahrl fuh n] /kɑrl fən/, 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.

    The Reality of War

    Stewart L. Murray

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

    The Reality of War

    Stewart L. Murray

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

    The Reality of War

    Stewart L. Murray

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

    The Reality of War

    Stewart L. Murray

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

    The Reality of War

    Stewart L. Murray


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Clausewitz

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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