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Genius for war

the German army and general staff 1807-1945

by Trevor N. Dupuy

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Published by NOVA Publications in Falls Church, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Prentice-Hall 1997.

StatementColonel T.N. Dupuy.
The Physical Object
Pagination362p. ;
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22495043M
ISBN 100963869213
OCLC/WorldCa38943022

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Carlo D'Este is a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel and a highly regarded military historian. He is the author of four books about World War II -- Decision in Normandy, Bitter Victory: The Battle for Sicily, World War II in the Mediterranean, and Fatal Decision: Anzio and the Battle for Rome.

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Originally published: hardcover ed. Description: ix, pages: illustrations, maps.Book 1, Chapter 3: The Genius for War Clausewitz next considers the factors that indicate "military genius." He argues that intellect is not the chief indicator of military genius; instead, he considers a series of other qualities.

The first is courage, because war is the province of danger first and foremost.