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Generals & Idiot Opponents...

“Any general who needs to rely on his opponent being an idiot is in sore trouble.” (Gemmell, 2014, p.214).

Reference

Gemmell, D. (2014) The Hawk Eternal. London: Orbit.

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Army chaplain condemns U.S. policy of preventive war, permanent military supremacy and global power projection

Mark Shapiro has forwarded a link to an article by Andrea Germanos reporting the resignation of an Army chaplain with the 354th Transportation Battalion at Fort Totten, New York. 337 more words

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Commander ... Assert Yourself

“…he did not do the one thing that the complexities of modern warfare made it essential for the GOC to do – to assert himself during a battle and not delegate the chief command.” 10 more words

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A Leadership Framework at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Research Paper Title

Sandhurst Occasional Papers No.20.

Be, Know or Do? An Analysis of the Optimal Balance of the Be, Know, Do Leadership Framework in Future Training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. 331 more words

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Battlefield & Salient: The Hangman's Noose!

“Now Hart knew enough about war to know that there are few more dangerous places to send men on a battlefield than into a salient – the open end of a loop. 53 more words

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Who's the Biggest Blunderer?

“Still, war is, in the last resort, a contest of blunders… (Pakenham, 2004, p.169).

Reference

Pakenham, T. (2004) The Boer War. London: Abacus.

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Combat Effectiveness: Leadership & Troop Quality

Research Paper Title

Soldier Capability – Army Combat Effectiveness (SCACE): Volume III, Historical Combat Data and Analysis.

Abstract

This study included:

  • A survey of historical literature related to troop quality and capability;
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