Anti-War

On This Day in History: The Crucible of War

"War's very object is victory, not prolonged indecision. In war there is no substitute for victory. It points to no single instance where this end has justified that means, where appeasement has led to more than a sham peace. Like blackmail, it lays the basis for new and successively greater demands until, as in blackmail, violence becomes the only other alternative."