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Title: History—19th Century
Action: On the right side of the screen is a picture of a bust of Carl von Clausewitz.
Voice: Carl von Clausewitz has been erroneously credited with the development of an immutable list of principles.
Action: The following header and links to pop-up boxes are shown on the left side of the screen:
Voice: In fact, even in his book, The Principles of War, he warned against a reliance on principles, but rather presented them as tools to “stimulate and serve as a guide for reflection.” To view a description of a tool, place your mouse cursor over it.
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