04 February 2021

Kill the Homothetic Army: Gen. Guy Hubin’s Vision of the Future Battlefield

warontherocks.com

No one wants to show up at the next war prepared for the wrong war. The mistake can be catastrophic. The Great Powers marched confidently into battle in 1914 prepared for previous wars, resulting in horrific casualties in exchange for negligible results. In that case, the mistake was universal, giving none of the belligerents a strategic advantage. In 1940, France went to war having made the wrong bets about what the future would be like. Germany, in contrast, had bet correctly, giving them a [...]