The Art of Tetman Callis

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Better rashness than inertia; better a mistake than hesitation

January 15th, 2015 · No Comments

“A favorable situation will never be exploited if commanders wait for orders.  The highest commander and the youngest soldier must always be conscious of the fact that omission and inactivity are worse than resorting to the wrong expedient.” – General Helmuth Karl Bernard von Moltke (as quoted by Trevor N. Dupuy in A Genius for War)

Tags: The Great War · The Second World War

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