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Strategy: the Indirect Approach
Strategy: the Indirect Approach
By B. H. Liddell Hart
Praeger, 1954, 420 pp

In what is clearly intended as a major treatise on military strategy Captain Liddell Hart undertakes to draw from an examination of historical experience the fundamentals of strategic theory. His general approach, which he has developed through many earlier studies, is that frontal assaults and massive showdowns are to be avoided; rather one should aim at the enemy's line of least expectation. A very stimulating study.