Friedrich Von Bernhardi
Friedrich Adolf Julius von Bernhardi (November 22, 1849 – December 11, 1930) was a Prussian general and military historian. He was one of the best-selling authors prior to World War I. A militarist, he is perhaps best known for his bellicose book Deutschland und der Nächste Krieg (Germany and the Next War), printed in 1911. He advocated a policy of ruthless aggression and complete disregard of ... more »
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''The inevitableness, the idealism, and the blessing of war, as an indispensable and stimulating law of development, must be repeatedly emphasized.''Friedrich Von Bernhardi (1849-1930), German soldier, military writer. Germany and the Next War, ch. 1 (1912). This book, translated and widely dif...