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Lets talk about this man.
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>>587076
His role in the Napoleonic wars is underrated.
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Why does everyone talk about this kraut instead of pic related?
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>>587076

An interesting theoriest, but I think he's over-applied myself; a lot of the stuff he talks about, like the primary strategic implement being the army itself, and not the population base, held true for pre-industrial warfare but doesn't work so much in a modern total war framework.

>>587610

Because most of his works were about operational level stuff, not strategic level stuff. Most plebs who aren't serious military historians or military personnel find tactics interesting, they find strategy interesting, but the stuff in the middle tends to bore.
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Paging through Rene Girard's book about him at the moment, pretty good.

>>587610
Too rigid and positivistic. Even though he's coming back in style I reckon.
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>>587610
Because unlike him, Clausewitz was and still is relevant.
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