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War, peace, and victory

strategy and statecraft for the next century

by Colin S. Gray

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Strategy,
    • World politics -- 1945-,
    • World politics,
    • United States -- Military policy

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 424-427) and index.

      StatementColin S. Gray.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .G785 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination442 p. ;
      Number of Pages442
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1874704M
      ISBN 100671606956
      LC Control Number90034592

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      Summary Chapter 1. Napoleon’s armies draw closer to Moscow, an event that neither emperor expected. Prince Bagration continues to disagree with the country’s military strategy.. Chapter 2. At Bald Hills, the elder Prince Nikolai Bolkonsky continues to treat Marya badly, although he also breaks away from Mlle Bourienne.A letter from Andrei warns them that the war is going badly and that the. War, Peace, and Victory: Strategy and Statecraft for the Next Century by Colin S Gray and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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For the first time he is aware of the gap between the commanders and the men who do the actual fighting. Tolstoy discusses mass activity as a combination of"infinitesimal units of activity" and provides a short summary of past and future events.

Moscow's abandonment and burning is the great deed that saves Russia and the moment-by-moment details of the event are peace, including Rastoptchin's last-minute bid for glory at the expense of the.

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Tolstoy is horrified by the idea that the disagreements of a few people in government are solved by the movement of thousands of men across hundreds of miles, mostly to kill and be killed in turn by other men. WAR AND PEACE FDR’s Final Odyssey, D-Day to Yalta, By Nigel Hamilton.

Admittedly, it is a pretty geeky parlor game, maybe one that. War, Peace, and Victory: Strategy and Statecraft for the Next Century Colin S. Gray. Simon and Schuster, $ Ten years ago, Colin Gray wrote an article arguing that the United States could and should plan to fight and win a nuclear war against the Soviet Union.

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