On War Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What does Clausewitz say about the time passed to acquire knowledge in Book 2, Chapter 5? (from Book 2, On The Theory of War : Chapter 5, Method & Routine, Critical Analysis, Historical Examples)


According to Clausewitz, what support is less important than government and soldier support during actual military operations? (from Book 5, 'Book 7' The Attack : Chapter 2, Without a Decision, Invasion, Victory)


What qualities does Clausewitz describe as imperative for a commander? (from Book 3, On Strategy in General : Chapter 1, Strategy, Morality & Military Virtues)


What rule did the theorist first declare as the one and only according to Clausewitz? (from Book 2, On The Theory of War : Chapter 4, Art & Science of War: Classifications)


What effect can physical violence have on troops if they don't understand why violence should be used according to Clausewitz? (from Book 3, On Strategy in General : Chapter 2, Force, Reserves & Space)

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