Basil Liddell Hart Writing Styles in Strategy

Basil Liddell Hart
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Perspective

The author is deceased. He died in 1970. Apparently, by the time he was in his thirties or forties he had already managed to make a name for himself as a writer on military topics. Given that the author biography reports his highest military rank as having been Captain, one wonders why that was the case, and suspects reasons that are either rooted in social class or in roles that an intimate knowledge of internal military rank structures would be required to make any sense of. The book has been "sanctioned" by high ranking living or more recently deceased men who actively practiced warfare, and people on multiple sides of World War II have acknowledged his apparent greatness with respect to military strategy.

The reasons for his writing may have been to find a way to educate or to get across as much knowledge of military strategy as possible...

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