Strategy - The Strategy of 1918 Summary & Analysis

Basil Liddell Hart
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The Strategy of 1918 Summary and Analysis

During this chapter the author takes the reader on a tour of how the Eastern realms gained precedence in military strategy. In this case, the modern Franco-British alliance sought to hwart further Germanic progress by setting upon the former East Roman capital: Constantinople.

The Allies were hoping to re-unify Greece and even Bulgaria into a full force. However, when they did reach the Turkish end of the saber, so to speak, they met with powerful resistance. The Turks had the "home court advantage" of familiar terrain that was particularly difficult for the Allied invaders to overcome. The Turks successfully repelled the invasion.

The seizure of colonial lands or other strategic points or holdings outside of the main nations was a relatively common military practice. At least, the idea was, we can get hold of our enemy's out-of-country...

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