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The Challenges of Adopting a Culture of Mission Command in U.S. Army - Review of Prussian-German Auftragstaktik, Understanding Military Culture, Fredrick the Great and Prussian Centralized Command
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mission command, like its Prussian-German predecessor Auftragstaktik, is a cultural phenomenon that requires a very specific set of characteristics to function effectively. There are noticeable cultural barriers that are prohibiting the full adoption of mission command in the US Army.
Preparing for the Future: Developing an Adaptive Army in a Time of Peace, 1918-1941 - Between World War I and II, Fort Leavenworth Instruction, Large-Scale Maneuvers and Protective Mobilization Plan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the US Army transitions into a period of transformation, it is focusing its attention on becoming a more adaptable organization that can meet the challenges of an uncertain future. Faced with personnel and budget reductions, the Army is evaluating changes to its operational doctrine, organizational structure, leader development, and unit training in an effort to become more lethal.
Mission Command: Historical Roots of Mission Command in U.S. Army – Analysis of Generals Zachary Taylor, Ulysses S. Grant, and Pershing, Civil War, Vicksburg Campaign, World War I Expeditionary Forces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mission orders as described in ADP 6-0, are the foundation of mission command, because it sets the tone of a command climate. Mission orders tell a subordinate what to do and why he is doing it, but does not tell him how.
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You set the price! Words: 287,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A famous surgeon leaves Paris to join his conscripted childhood friend in the German trenches of the Great War. Their technical skills embroil them in espionage and make them famous, which proves to be more dangerous than useful. Hated by the Kaiser, hunted by Churchill and finally captured by Patton, they find themselves trying to survive the unsurvivable.
Cadets of Annapolis - First Year
Price: Free! Words: 48,660. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Two short years before the trigger that would start World War One, Philip Warren, and Anson Bigelow take on the challenges of their senior midshipmen and the United States Naval Academy to learn what it takes to survive in the new modern academy known as Annapolis.
Christmas in the Trenches, 1914: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » General
Christmas Eve, 1914. Young Private O'Malley and his comrades on the war front stare-down a group of approaching German soldiers singing Silent Night. Is there enough Christmas magic in the air which would allow the weary soldiers a brief respite from the ravages of war on the holiest of nights?
American Armies and Battlefields in Europe: Authoritative History of American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, Great War - Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, Champagne, Paris, Vosges Front
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 166,800. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This book has been prepared as part of the project of the American Battle Monuments Commission to commemorate in a complete and lasting manner the accomplishments and services of the American forces in Europe during the World War, meeting the need for a concise reference book and a brief history of the American Expeditionary Forces.
The Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) in Perspective: World War II, Norway, Guadalcanal, Rommel, Soviets in Spain, World War I, Gallipoli, Egyptian Force, Iraq Kut Disaster, Napoleon, Boxer Rebellion
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,310. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The military has conducted expeditionary operations for centuries; airmen began to participate in expeditions from the very early days of flight. Descriptions of expeditions, with and without air components, evoke suggestive lessons for current expeditionary operations.
Transformational Leaders and Doctrine in an Age of Peace: Searching for a Tamer Billy Mitchell - John Lejeune, Marine Corps Commandant, Admiral William Moffett, Fundamentally Redefining Air Doctrine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study is about three interwar transformational American military leaders: Maj Gen John A. Lejeune, Marine Corps Commandant; Admiral William A. Moffett; and William "Billy" Mitchell. This 20-year interlude between the world wars marked a time of great social, economic, political, and technological change in the developed world.
John A. Lejeune, The Marine Corps' Greatest Strategic Leader - USMC Commandant, Amphibious and Expeditionary Warfare, Military After World War I, Greatest of All Leathernecks, Marine's Marine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
During his tenure as Commandant, General Lejeune would make visionary decisions that not only changed the culture of the Marine Corps, but would also lay the foundation for the development of amphibious warfare that set the groundwork for the successes enjoyed during World War II and beyond. His far reaching actions are still felt in the Marine Corps today.