Warfare Strategy & Theorists

Question 1 of 25

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Match the quote : 'War far from being an exact science is a terrible and impassioned drama'

Select one or more of the following:

  • Grant

  • Von Moltke

  • Jomini

  • Clausewitz

Question 2 of 25

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Which theorist was most influential on Napoleon?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Guibert

  • Douhet

  • Jomini

  • Du Picq

Question 3 of 25

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Which French marshal did Jomini serve?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Jourdan

  • Ney

  • Berthier

  • Murat

Question 4 of 25

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Whose book on navies influenced Kaiser Wilhelm II?

Select one or more of the following:

  • MacClellan

  • Clausewitz

  • MacMahn

  • Mahan

Question 5 of 25

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Which American general led the 'March to the Sea'?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Sheridan

  • Sherman

  • Jackson

  • Lee

Question 6 of 25

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What was Bloch's correct prediction about the future of war?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Wars would involve fewer soldiers as more powerful weapons

  • War would be forced underground by artillery

  • Smaller battlefields as air power took precedence

  • Shorter wars as resources could not last

Question 7 of 25

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Which military leader can be criticised for ignoring naval power?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Von Moltke

  • Napoleon

  • Wellington

  • Canrobert

Question 8 of 25

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Which military theorist who fought in the Franco-Prussian War, claimed that courage could overcome all obstacles?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Douhet

  • Liddell-Hart

  • Du Picq

  • Corbett

Question 9 of 25

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What factor did Clausewitz think was most important in battle?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Planning

  • Discipline

  • Luck

  • Adaptability

Question 10 of 25

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Which battle took place in the Franco-Prussian War?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Cambrai

  • Strasbourg

  • Alsace

  • Gravelotte

Question 11 of 25

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Which was the first country to introduce a General Staff?

Select one or more of the following:

  • France

  • Prussia

  • Austria

  • Britain

Question 12 of 25

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Which was the last country to introduce a General staff?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Prussia

  • Russia

  • Britain

  • France

Question 13 of 25

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Which British military theorist in the early 20th century was keen on naval blockades?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Liddell-Hart

  • Fuller

  • Corbett

  • Frasier

Question 14 of 25

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Who was the artillery 'guru' of WW1?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Speer

  • Bruchmuller

  • Siegfried

  • Guru Nanak

Question 15 of 25

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What were the German defensive lines of WW1 and WW2 called? TICK TWO

Select one or more of the following:

  • Schleiffen

  • Hindenburg

  • Siegfried

  • Gugenheimer

  • Ludendorff

  • Grunesei

Question 16 of 25

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What British military theorist was most associated with tanks?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Corbett

  • Liddell-Hart

  • Fuller

  • Frasier

Question 17 of 25

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What was Napoleon's favourite shape?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Square

  • Circle

  • Arrow

  • Diamond

Question 18 of 25

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When was the law of St Cyr introduced?

Select one or more of the following:

  • 1818

  • 1822

  • 1826

  • 1817

Question 19 of 25

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What did the law of St Cyr do?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Only French nationals could command armies

  • Introduced reservists

  • Limited size of army

  • Established a higher ratio of officers : soldiers

Question 20 of 25

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Match the quote: 'War is cruelty and you cannot refine it'

Select one or more of the following:

  • Clausewitz

  • Jomini

  • MacArthur

  • Sherman

Question 21 of 25

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Name one of Von Moltke's favourite books.

Select one or more of the following:

  • War and Peace, Count Leo Tolstoy

  • On War, Carl von Clausewitz

  • Pride & Predjudice, Jane Austen

  • The Art of War, Sun Tzu

Question 22 of 25

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Who was described as the 'Mahdi of mass destruction' by Liddell-Hart?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Kitchener

  • Clausewitz

  • Von Moltke

  • Montgomery

Question 23 of 25

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Which one is NOT one of the 'paradoxical trinity' of Clausewitzian factors on war?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Emotions

  • Army

  • Climate & Terrain

  • Political Leadership

Question 24 of 25

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Who marched to the sound of gunfire?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The Zulus

  • The Prussians

  • Napoleon

  • Radetsky

Question 25 of 25

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Which legate disagreed with Mahan over Jominian-style naval strategy?

Select one or more of the following:

  • McCoy

  • Judge Judy

  • Corbett

  • Fuller

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