Definition of Karl von clausewitz

1. Noun. Prussian general and military theorist who proposed a doctrine of total war and war as an extension of diplomacy (1780-1831).

Exact synonyms: Clausewitz
Generic synonyms: Full General, General



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Karl Von Clausewitz

Karl Gjellerup
Karl Gunnar Myrdal
Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
Karl Jaspers
Karl Landsteiner
Karl Linne
Karl Marx
Karl Menninger
Karl Rudolf Gerd von Rundstedt
Karl Scheele
Karl Theodor Jaspers
Karl Waldemar Ziegler
Karl Wernicke
Karl Wilhelm Scheele
Karl Wilhelm Siemens
Karl von Clausewitz
Karl von Frisch
Karla
Karlfeldt
Karloff
Karlovac
Karlsson
Karlyn
Karm
Karmathian
Karmathians
Karmatian
Karmatians
Karmen unit
Karnack

Literary usage of Karl von clausewitz

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1. International Law and the World War by James Wilford Garner (1920)
"Karl von Clausewitz, the oracle from whom modern German militarists have drawn their inspiration and philosophy, in a ponderous treatise entitled Vom Kriege ..."

2. 40 Km Into Lebanon: Israel's 1982 Invasion by H. Thomas Davis (1995)
"CLAUSEWITZ CONSIDERED Karl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) was an outstanding exponent of the relationship of military matters to man's other societal interests ..."

3. Papers and Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by American Economic Association (1915)
"... in this field is that of General Karl von Clausewitz, the Father of German Strategy. It bears the simple title On War.40 The writings of the officers of ..."

4. Defense Policy in the Reagan Administration edited by William P. Snyder, James Brown (1997)
"karl von clausewitz, On War. edited and translated by Michael Howard and Peter Paret (Princeton. NJ: Princeton University Press. 1976). p. 605. 2. ..."

5. The Harmon Memorial Lectures in Military History, 1959-1987: A Collection of by Harry R. Borowski (1988)
"... general and military strategist Karl von Clausewitz. can and French Revolutions the enthusiasm of the citizen-soldier was recognized as an important aid ..."

6. Command and Control for War and Peace by Thomas P. Coakley, DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"Two of the best known formulators of the principles of war are Sun Tzu and Karl von Clausewitz. Sun Tzu's Art of War and Clausewitz' On War were written ..."

7. Command and Control for War and Peace by Thomas P. Coakley, DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"Two of the best known formulators of the principles of war are Sun Tzu and Karl von Clausewitz. Sun Tzu's Art of War and Clausewitz' On War were written ..."

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