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Why do humans go to war? What influences the way that humans make war? How do humans prepare for war? What lessons can be learnt from past wars? These and more are questions that we explore here.


School of War is a Blog dedicated to the study of war. It is focused on preparation and training. Learn more about School of War.


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Building the Elite

The first book I ever bought on military fitness was The Complete Guide to Navy SEAL Fitness by former Navy SEAL Stew Smith. I was a teenager, maybe 15 or 16 years old, and for me, the Navy Weiterlesen…