Originally Posted by LeEnfield
What did Napoleon say about the his battles and his Generals, "I have plenty of clever generals but just give me a lucky one" It does not matter just how hard you try, or train but there are so many things that can go wrong and often do. With a lucky general if things go wrong other things just seem to go right and counteract and cancel out what has gone wrong, even if he has not planned it that way.
So Napoleon thinking he was lucky or need some lucky generals to win a battle more then clever one.
But I think recent military are not using that motto even Napoleon was a great leader.