War strategy in different centuries

Singh, Kapender
April 2019
IAHRW International Journal of Social Sciences Review;Apr2019, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p661
Academic Journal
War is hell. But somehow, we humans have found a way to make it necessary through the course of history. From a country trying to expand its territory to a dictator trying to rule the world, man has witnessed countless battles. Strategy is main object of the war .It is about how you defeat your enemy mentally. Some strategies are cruel, while some don't even need a bullet to be fired. Over time, there have been countless techniques employed and witnessed on the battlefield. Thus until the 17th and 18th centuries strategy included to varying degrees such problems as fortification, maneuver, and supply. In the 19th and 20th centuries, however, with the rise of mass ideologies, vast conscript armies, global alliances, and rapid technological change, military strategy became difficult to distinguish from "grand strategy," that is, the proper planning and utilization of the entire resources of a society military, technological, economic, and political.


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