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The Principles of War: 10. Administration

This post is part of the _Principles of War_ series. See the “introductory post”:http://cominganarchy.com/2008/05/19/the-principles-of-war-introduction/ or browse all posts with the “principles of war”:http://cominganarchy.com/tag/principles-of-war/ tag. The administrative arrangements must be designed to give the Commander the maximum freedom of action in … Continue reading

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The Principles of War: 9. Co-operation

This post is part of the _Principles of War_ series. See the “introductory post”:http://cominganarchy.com/2008/05/19/the-principles-of-war-introduction/ or browse all posts with the “principles of war”:http://cominganarchy.com/tag/principles-of-war/ tag. Co-operation is based on team spirit and entails the co-ordination of all units so as to … Continue reading

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The Principles of War: 8. Flexibility

This post is part of the _Principles of War_ series. See the “introductory post”:http://cominganarchy.com/2008/05/19/the-principles-of-war-introduction/ or browse all posts with the “principles of war”:http://cominganarchy.com/tag/principles-of-war/ tag. Modern war demands a high degree of flexibility to enable pre-arranged plans to be altered to … Continue reading

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The Principles of War: 7. Economy of Effort

This post is part of the _Principles of War_ series. See the “introductory post”:http://cominganarchy.com/2008/05/19/the-principles-of-war-introduction/ or browse all posts with the “principles of war”:http://cominganarchy.com/tag/principles-of-war/ tag. Economy of effort implies a balanced employment of forces, and a judicious expenditure of all resources … Continue reading

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The Principles of War: 6. Concentration of force

This post is part of the _Principles of War_ series. See the “introductory post”:http://cominganarchy.com/2008/05/19/the-principles-of-war-introduction/ or browse all posts with the “principles of war”:http://cominganarchy.com/tag/principles-of-war/ tag. To achieve success in war, it is essential to concentrate superior force, moral or material, to … Continue reading

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The Principles of War: 5. Surprise

This post is part of the _Principles of War_ series. See the “introductory post”:http://cominganarchy.com/2008/05/19/the-principles-of-war-introduction/ or browse all posts with the “principles of war”:http://cominganarchy.com/tag/principles-of-war/ tag. Surprise is a most effective and powerful influence in war, and its moral effect is very … Continue reading

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The Principles of War: 4. Security

This post is part of the _Principles of War_ series. See the “introductory post”:http://cominganarchy.com/2008/05/19/the-principles-of-war-introduction/ or browse all posts with the “principles of war”:http://cominganarchy.com/tag/principles-of-war/ tag. A sufficient degree of security is essential in order to obtain freedom of action to launch … Continue reading

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The Principles of War: 3. Offensive Action

This post is part of the _Principles of War_ series. See the “introductory post”:http://cominganarchy.com/2008/05/19/the-principles-of-war-introduction/ or browse all posts with the “principles of war”:http://cominganarchy.com/tag/principles-of-war/ tag. Offensive action is the necessary forerunner of victory; it may be delayed, but until the initiative … Continue reading

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The Principles of War: 2. Maintenance of Morale

This post is part of the _Principles of War_ series. See the “introductory post”:http://cominganarchy.com/2008/05/19/the-principles-of-war-introduction/ or browse all posts with the “principles of war”:http://cominganarchy.com/tag/principles-of-war/ tag. Success in war depends more on moral than on physical qualities. Numbers, armament and resources cannot … Continue reading

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The Principles of War: 1. Selection and Maintenance of the Aim

This post is part of the _Principles of War_ series. See the “introductory post”:http://cominganarchy.com/2008/05/19/the-principles-of-war-introduction/ or browse all posts with the “principles of war”:http://cominganarchy.com/tag/principles-of-war/ tag. In the conduct of war as a whole and in every operation of war it is … Continue reading

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