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 AllRefer.com - strategy and tactics (Military Affairs (nonnaval)) - Encyclopedia
Strategy may be defined as the general scheme of the conduct of a war, tactics as the planning of means to achieve strategic objectives.
Karl von Clausewitz, the Prussian military theorist, who was influenced by Niccolo Machiavelli, described strategy as the planning of a whole campaign and tactics as the planning of a single battle.
Another school views strategy as a means of bringing the enemy to battle and tactics as the means of defeating him in battle.
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 Grand strategy -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Issues of grand strategy typically include the choice of primary versus secondary (A building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented) theatres in war, the general types of armaments to favor manufacturing, and which international alliances best suit national goals.
The specifics of Allied military strategy in the (Click link for more info and facts about Pacific War) Pacific War was therefore shaped by the lesser resources made available to the theatre commanders.
A more recent example of grand strategy was the policy of ((military) the act of containing something or someone; keeping it from spreading) containment used by the US during the (A state of political conflict using means short of armed warfare) Cold War.
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 ipedia.com: Grand strategy Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Grand strategy has been in use for thousands of years, though the independent concept would not necessarily have been recognized.
However, the specific islands to invade might be considered to be grand strategy or strategy.
A more recent example of grand strategy was the policy of containment used by the United States during the Cold War.
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Grand Strategy is a neologism to describe the particular form of military science that decides the movement and use of a nation state's resources, fleets and armies at a theatre or greater scope.
Grand strategy has been in use for thousands of years, though the independent concept would not necessarily have beenrecognized.
A more recent example of grand strategy was the policy of containment usedby the United States during the Cold War.
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 Civil War Book Review -- Reviewers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Franklin Cooling is Chair, Department of Grand Strategy and Mobilization, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, Washington, DC.
He is currently preparing a third volume in his study of the Civil War in Kentucky and Tennessee, covering the final events of 1864 and 1865 including the battles of Franklin and Nashville.
Mackubin Thomas Owens is professor of strategy and force planning at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, where he also teaches a course on the policy and strategy of the American Civil War.
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