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B.H. Liddell Hart


Frederick Praeger, N. Y. 1954, 420 pgs., index, maps


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Part I - Strategy from Fifth Century B.C. to Twentieth Century A.D.


Chapter I - History as Practical Experience


Chapter II - Greek Wars - Epaminondas, Philip, and Alexander


Chapter III - Roman Wars - Hannibal, Scipio, and Caesar


Chapter IV - Byzantine Wars - Belisarius and Narses


Chapter V - Medieval Wars


Chapter VI - The Seventeenth Century - Gustavus, Cromwell, Turenne


Chapter VII - The Eighteenth Century - Marlborough and Frederick


Chapter VIII - The French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte


Chapter IX - 1854- 1914


Chapter X - Conclusions from Twenty-five Centuries


Part II - Strategy of the First World War


Chapter XI - The Plans and Their Issue in the Western Theatre, 1914


Chapter XII - The North-Eastern Theatre


Chapter XIII - The South-Eastern or Mediterranean Theatre


Chapter XIV - The Strategy of 1918


Part III - Strategy of the Second World War


Chapter XV - Hitler's Strategy


Chapter XVI - Hitler's Run of Victory


Chapter XVII - Hitler's Decline


Chapter XVIII - Hitler's Fall


Part IV - Fundamentals of Strategy and Grand Strategy


Chapter XIX - The Theory of Strategy


Chapter XX - The Concentrated Essence of Strategy - and Tactics


Chapter XXI - National Object and Military Aim


Chapter XXII - Grand Strategy


Appendix I - The Strategy of Indirect Approach in the North African Campaign, 1940-42


Appendix II - 'For by Wise Counsel Thou Shalt make Thy War'


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