Week 34 Recap: Retreat

Let’s start with a quote from Jay Winik’s April 1865, which I’ve been reading and enjoying over the last week:

“War, for victors and losers alike, is invariably about a series of contingent ‘ifs.’ The only thing certain about war is its uncertainty and unpredictability, as the master military theorist Karl von Clausewitz has reminded us. And, time and ag…

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