How long do battles last?
Most battles last about 30 minutes, but it depends on the size and balance of the opposing armies.
What is the difference between a war and a conflict?
What is the difference between a conflict and a war? … Conflict: a fight between armed troops (in this context). War: a state-of-war/hostility towards other parties issued officially by governments/states. Conflicts are part of war, though not every war sees actual conflict, nor is every conflict connected to war.
Who said you may have won the battle but not the war?
Frank Duncan, Extensive study of the war against Japan. Originally Answered: what does the phrase "won the battle but lost the war" means exactly ? To win a battle and lose the war means that you have used up so much in winning one battle that you have nothing left to fight on and win the war.