B.H. Liddell Hart


Born
in Paris, France
October 31, 1895

Died
January 29, 1970

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Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart usually known before his knighthood as Captain B. H. Liddell Hart was an English soldier, military historian and leading inter-war theorist.

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Strategy

4.08 avg rating — 2,210 ratings — published 1941 — 35 editions
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History of the Second World...

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Scipio Africanus:  Greater ...

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The German Generals Talk

3.96 avg rating — 570 ratings — published 1948 — 16 editions
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Sherman: Soldier, Realist, ...

4.12 avg rating — 208 ratings — published 1928 — 9 editions
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Why Don't We Learn from His...

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Lawrence of Arabia

3.90 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 1934 — 7 editions
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The Real War 1914-1918

3.95 avg rating — 235 ratings — published 1930 — 20 editions
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Great Captains Unveiled

3.77 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1928 — 5 editions
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The Other Side of the Hill

4.09 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 1948 — 19 editions
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“The practical value of history is to throw the film of the past through the material projector of the present on to the screen of the future.”
B.H. Liddell Hart

“Among men who rise to fame and leadership two types are recognizable-those who are born with a belief in themselves and those in whom it is a slow growth dependent on actual achievement. To men of the last type their own success is a constant surprise, and its fruits the more delicious, yet to be tested cautiously with a haunting sense of doubt whether it is not all a dream. In that doubt lies true modesty, not the sham of insincere self-depreciation but the modesty of "moderation," in the Greek sense. It”
B.H. Liddell Hart, Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American

“Loyalty is a noble quality, so long as it is not blind and does not exclude the higher loyalty to truth and decency.”
B.H. Liddell Hart, Why Don't We Learn from History?