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When Surrounded by Enemy

 

Disciplines > WarfareWu Zi's Art of War > When Surrounded by Enemy

Chapter | Observed lessons | Discussion | See also

 

Chapter

Second part : 5 : 4

Observed lessons

  • When a strong enemy is approaching and you have superior numbers, divide into units and try to surround them before they surround you.
  • If you are outnumbered, bring your forces together for focused attacks.

Discussion

Surrounding the enemy requires many soldiers. It also depends on the circumference of the enemy. At any point, you are only as strong your forces there.

Sharp, forceful attacks can do much damage and can destabilize a larger enemy. To succeed in this, you need speed and the ability to do painful harm to them.

See also

Encirclement, Surprise attack

 

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