general war

general war

Armed conflict between major powers in which the total resources of the belligerents are employed, and the national survival of a major belligerent is in jeopardy.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
References in classic literature ?
The embarkation, or shipment of my progenitors, whichever may be the proper expression, occurred in the height of the last general war, and, for a novelty, it occurred in an English ship.
Indian crossing of the border on September 6 formally initiated the proceedings of a general war. While Lahore was selected as the secondary effort and the psychological target, India played her trump card in the Ravi Chenab Corridor by launching her 1st crack Corps spearheaded by Black Elephant or the 1st Armored Division on September 8th.
The real danger for Washington is not general war but the gray zone-- the murky area between peace and war--in which the Quds Force has perfected the art of acting surreptitiously and through proxies to inflict escalating costs on U.S.
The document, titled "Financial Instrument of US National Power and Unconventional Warfare", argues that global institutions can serve as means of economic warfare "in times of conflict up to and including large-scale general war", as well as in leveraging "the policies and cooperation of state governments".
There was general war information, tempered for the domestic audience, with no indication of the frontline horrors we now know occurred.
With general war looming over the nation, It is inappropriate to purchase unnecessary equipment that does not increase military capabilities.
Actively involving these young individuals in reconciliation mechanisms would benefit both the person and the general war affected public in terms that the participation in reconciliation mechanisms could serve the purposes of rehabilitating and deradicalizing the youth whilst opening up an arena for them to share their ideas and opinions on how lasting peace could be achieved.
The template hasn't really changed from the first Korean War in 1950: The North's aggressive actions bring an American response, and then a general war that devastates the Korean Peninsula.
During this time the Australian General War Hospital tents were erected in the garden to house more patients, while the nurses lived in nearby apartments.