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Stratagem : Deception and Surprise in War
by Barton Whaley


Overview - Out-of-print and out of the hands of military professionals for years, Artech House answers the demand, making the sought-after, classic work, Stratagem: Deception and Surprise in War, available once again. This timeless and widely cited volume offers professionals a model and template for studying and analyzing deception operations.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Out-of-print and out of the hands of military professionals for years, Artech House answers the demand, making the sought-after, classic work, Stratagem: Deception and Surprise in War, available once again. This timeless and widely cited volume offers professionals a model and template for studying and analyzing deception operations. Readers get an historical analysis of deception and surprise, over 100 real-world case studies, and a set of methods that underlie and pervade the entire book. This unique resource takes a broad and deep look at surprise operations, presenting intriguing questions and hypotheses about the possible causes of surprise, including deception. Thoroughly referenced and supported with clear data tables, the case studies concentrate on goals, planning, expectations, security, leaks, warnings, intelligence assessments, and final results. The book concludes with analytical lists of battles from 1914 to 1968, systematically laid out in columns for cross-tabulation.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781596931985
  • ISBN-10: 1596931981
  • Publisher: Artech House Publishers
  • Publish Date: January 2007
  • Page Count: 560
  • Dimensions: 11.02 x 6.42 x 1.38 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.63 pounds

Series: Artech House Information Warfare Library

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