A Commander Should…

“A commander should have a profound understanding of human nature, the knack of smoothing out troubles, the power of winning affection while communicating energy, and the capacity for ruthless determination where require[d] by circumstances. He needs to generate an electrifying current, and to keep a cool head in applying it.” Captain Sir Basil Liddell Hart… Read More

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Release the Tension through War…

“The urge to gain release from tension by action is a precipitating cause of war.” Captain Sir Basil Liddell Hart (1895 to 1970) Commonly known throughout most of his career as Captain B. H. Liddell Hart, was a British Army officer, military historian and military theorist.

Ideas: Old vs New…

“The only thing harder than getting a new idea into the military mind is to get an old one out.” Captain Sir Basil Liddell Hart (1895 to 1970) Commonly known throughout most of his career as Captain B. H. Liddell Hart, was a British Army officer, military historian and military theorist.

Generalship: Instinct versus Hard Study & Work

“Do make it clear that generalship, at least in my case, came not by instinct, unsought, but by understanding, hard study and brain concentration. Had it come easy to me I should not have done it as well.” T.E. Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia) as quoted in Lawrence of Arabia by B.H.L. Hart. Reference Hale,… Read More