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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (1874 - 1965) The Second World War

Volume IV The Hinge Of Fate (1950) How The Power Of The Grand Alliance Became Preponderant Book I The Onslaught of Japan
CHAPTER X
CEYLON AND THE BAY OF BENGAL
...One cannot always provide against the worst assumptions, and to try to do so prevents the best disposition of limited resources.
следствие из теории игр...

Prime Minister to General Ismay, for C.O.S. Committee 25 Mar 42
The right move for the Japanese is to advance northward towards Chungking, where they can get a decision which might elude them in India, especially now that we are more comfortable at Ceylon. It is important however, if we are going to throw in our lot thus intimately with the Chinese, that we should reach a good understanding with the Generalissimo, and, if possible, make him ask us to do what on the merits is strategically right.

make him ask us to do... хитрость белого человека...

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