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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What did previous theorists exclude from the rules according to Clausewitz? (from Book 2, On The Theory of War : Chapter 4, Art & Science of War: Classifications)


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 does Clausewitz think of genius and established rules? (from Book 3, On Strategy in General : Chapter 1, Strategy, Morality & Military Virtues)


What does the old political landscape permit according to Clausewitz? (from Book 6, 'Book 8 : War Plans' : Chapter 1, Elements & Objectives of War- the Defeat of the Enemy)


What does Clausewitz say can be challenging to do during a particular campaign? (from Book 4, Book 6: Defence : Chapter 1, Attack & Defence, The People in Arms)

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