The British Army Review 184 – Special Edition – History’s steer on unlocking stalemate in Ukraine

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We have tried to look at how those lessons [of the long history of stalemates] might be seen as useful to a re-equipped, reinforced, retrained and battle-hardened Ukrainian military, not just to turn the tide (because tides have a nasty habit of turning back again with predictable regularity), but to open the floodgates and ensure that the flow is unstoppable all the way to a favourable conclusion.

This special edition of the journal of British military thought considers lessons that can be learnt from the long history of stalemates, stalemate-breaking and counter-offensives in war.

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