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Axiom 3.

POWER IS DEPENDANT ON THE SUPPLY OF NATURAL STORES OF ENERGY SUCH AS COAL, OIL AND WATER (WHITE COAL).

Power, upon which the continued functioning of industry depends, is only available from natural or adapted resources in the form of coal and oil fields, hydro-electric barrage systems and underground storage tanks for oil.

If Strength rests in dispersal, concentration is weakness; and concentration is a marked characteristic of the natural or artificial stores from which supplies of power are derived. Coalfields, Oil Fields and districts suitable for development as hydro-electric catchment areas and underground storage tanks for oil are all highly localised, and are impossible to disperse.

If their destruction or paralysis can be accomplished THEY OFFER A MEANS OF RENDERING THE ENEMY UTTERLY INCAPABLE OF CONTINUING TO PROSECUTE THE WAR