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  • The Greatest General

    Posted by Smitten Eagle on 14th May 2008 (All posts by )

    There has been quite a discussion on the nature of scholarship and generalship here, here, here, and here. Much of the discussion related to the utility of having a corpus of military history knowledge, and on the utility of having our military professionals and foreign policy wonks reading that corpus.

    It might be instructive to see who we think is worthy of making our collective list. List in hand, we might be able to deduce a few defining qualities that make for superior generalship, and whether the victor in battle is also the scholar.

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    Posted in Education, History, International Affairs, Military Affairs, War and Peace | 33 Comments »