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Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. A comparative study of the Malayan Emergency 1948 to 1960 and the Rhodesian Civil War 1964 to 1979

@inproceedings{Stack2016StrategyWT,
  title={Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. A comparative study of the Malayan Emergency 1948 to 1960 and the Rhodesian Civil War 1964 to 1979},
  author={Michael Stack},
  year={2016}
}
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