Liddell Hart


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Lid·dell Hart

 (lĭd′l härt′), Sir Basil Henry 1895-1970.
British military authority and an early advocate of both tank and air warfare.

Liddell Hart

(ˈlɪdəl hɑːt)
n
(Biography) Sir Basil Henry. 1895–1970, British military strategist and historian: he advocated the development of mechanized warfare before World War II
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Liddell Hart promoted measuring a victory on the quality of the peace that follows.
Liddell Hart, Max Hastings, Carlo d'Este, Cornelius Ryan, Anthony Beevor, Robert Citino, and some WW II films.
Liddell Hart, reflecting on his World War I experiences, insisted on the foolhardiness of direct attacks on an entrenched enemy.
BEATLES memorabilia, the Everyman Theatre's archive and the Liddell Hart fashion collection will be shown for the first time when Liverpool John Moores University opens its archives during Heritage Open Days next month.
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.
Perhaps the ultimate aim was wrong and he instead should do as Liddell Hart suggested a few weeks after Dieppe: "Any wise statesman should be disposed to consider the possibility of ending the war by agreement.
12) Even military theorist Basil Liddell Hart (1895-1970), who often has much useful to say, took some pride in working according to this procedure.
Yet he also defends Haig against the facile judgements of pseudo-historians such as Liddell Hart.
En un articulo titulado "La falacia de Napoleon", Liddell Hart afirmo que el origen del problema estaba en la creencia compartida por las dirigencias de que las guerras solo podian ganarse destruyendo al principal ejercito enemigo en una batalla decisiva.
This image was prominent in the works of historians like Basil Liddell Hart, in The Real War [1930].
Or, as Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart the British military historian and advisor during World War II described the military's role: The art of distributing and applying military means to fulfill the ends of policy.
Liddell Hart was writing of the Cold War, but he might have been prophesying a nuclearized Middle East, where state-on-state warfare is already relatively rare, certainly compared to 19th- and 20th-century Europe.