Top 10 Sneaky and Genius Battlefield Tactics in War History

Posted on Apr 20, 2016

The Ruse of War, either as a smart way to win or as an act of deception, certainly gives us a very wide historical view of the battlegrounds and their commanders. From the BC era to modern times, these brilliant tactics prove that the art of war is never-ending.

1. Battle of Austerlitz, 1805

Battle of Austerlitz, 1805
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This is considered to be one of the most deceitful victories in Napoleon’s career. His tactic was to make the opposing Austro-Russian military forces believe that his forces were retreating and to make them attack his falsely weakened army on the right. This move made the Austro-Russian army overextend and weaken their center.
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