Practice Relating to Rule 57. Ruses of War
Deception includes “ruses of war” and “stratagems” and is different from perfidy. A ruse of war is an act whose aim it is to mislead the enemy, or to make him behave imprudently. In the case of a ruse of war, one may use camouflage, decoys or feints, misinformation, simulated operations, electronic disturbances, etc.