The Treaty of Versailles, for example, was the land of imposed peace that Sun Tzu, and Sir Basil Liddell Hart
, saw as the mirage of victory leading to the next war.
Captain Sir Basil Liddell Hart
quoted in "Thoughts on War," 1944
The horror of men being And then there was the novelist, Captain Basil Liddell Hart
, who served briefly on the western front, whose unsparing eviscerations of the Generals' tactics and heart-lessness appeared to seal its fate.
This image was prominent in the works of historians like Basil Liddell Hart
, in The Real War .
After all, many classics of military theory and history were written by scholars who cut their teeth on the battlefield, such as Carl von Clausewitz, Mao Zedong, and Sir Basil Liddell Hart
, who are among those with extensive military experience whose works are eminent today in the classrooms of our nation's service academies and war colleges.
Despite references to the maritime theories of Julian Corbett and Alfred Mahan, Hugh Trenchard's air doctrines, and the armoured warfare studies of Basil Liddell Hart
25) Basil Liddell Hart
argued that "Military History cannot dismiss him as merely a leader of irregulars; he is .
The second factor, related to the first and reinforcing it, was the popularity of the writings of Basil Liddell Hart
that tended to characterize Clausewitz as a proponent of the Napoleonic offensive battle.
Among the collections stored there is that of military historian Sir Basil Liddell Hart
Teaching new skills is easy; however, as Sir Basil Liddell Hart
stated in Thoughts on War, ".