Some principles of maritime strategy
by Julian Stafford Corbett
Publisher: Naval & Military Press 1911
Number of pages: 296
Before we start upon the study of strategy we seek a chart which will show us at a glance what exactly is the ground we have to cover and what are the leading features which determine its form and general characteristics. Such a chart a "theory of war" alone can provide. It is for this reason that in the study of war we must get our theory clear before we can venture in search of practical conclusions.
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