A Brief List of Military Tactics

This article contains a (non-exhaustive) list of military tactics. The meaning of the phrase is context sensitive, and has varied over time, like the difference between “strategy” and “tactics”. General General Point Outline Exploiting Prevailing Weather The tactical use of weather as a force multiplier has influenced many important battles throughout history, such as the… Read More


What is a Feigned Retreat?

Introduction A feigned retreat is a military tactic, a type of feint, whereby a military force pretends to withdraw or to have been routed, in order to lure an enemy into a position of vulnerability. A feigned retreat is one of the more difficult tactics for a military force to undertake, and requires well-disciplined soldiers.… Read More