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Nothing Less Than Victory: Decisive Wars and the Lessons of History

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Nothing Less than Victory: Decisive Wars and the Lessons of History - Lewis, John David
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The goal of war is to defeat the enemy's will to fight. But how this can be accomplished is a thorny issue. Nothing Less than Victory provocatively shows that aggressive, strategic military offenses can win wars and establish lasting peace, while defensive maneuvers have often led to prolonged carnage, indecision, and stalemate. Taking an ambitious and sweeping look at six major wars, from antiquity to World War II, John David Lewis shows how victorious military commanders have achieved long-term peace by identifying the ...

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Nothing Less than Victory: Decisive Wars and the Lessons of History 2013, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691162027

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Nothing Less Than Victory: Decisive Wars and the Lessons of History 2010, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691135182

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