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B. H. Liddell Hart

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Loss of hope rather than loss of life is what decides the issues of war. But helplessness induces hopelessness.

— B. H. Liddell Hart

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In reality, it si more fruitful to wound than to kill. While the dead man lies still, counting only one man less, the wounded man is a progressive drain upon his side.

— B. H. Liddell Hart

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A complacent satisfaction with present knowledge is the chief bar to the pursuit of knowledge.

— B. H. Liddell Hart

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Every action is seen to fall into one of three main categories, guarding, hitting, or moving. Here, then, are the elements of combat, whether in war or pugilism.

— B. H. Liddell Hart

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Guerrilla war is a kind of war waged by the few but dependent on the support of many.

— B. H. Liddell Hart

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Helplessness induces hopelessness, and history attests that loss of hope and not loss of lives is what decides the issue of war.

— B. H. Liddell Hart

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The chief incalculable in war is the human will.

— B. H. Liddell Hart

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The search for the truth for truth's sake is the mark of the historian.

— B. H. Liddell Hart

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About B. H. Liddell Hart

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He believed the indirect approach formed the common element in the careers of the men he studied. Griffith's Sun Tzu: the Art of War (Oxford University Press London 1963)
The Memoirs of Captain Liddell Hart: Volumes I and II (Cassell London 1965)
History of the Second World War (London Weidenfeld Nicolson 1970)
Why don't we learn from history? (Hawthorn Books New York 1971). Through his indoctrinated idealization of an ostentatious concept he reinforced the myth of Blitzkrieg.

He is credited with greatly influencing the development of armoured warfare. Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart (31 October 1895 – 29 January 1970) usually known before his knighthood as Captain B.

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