Category «Strategy»

Download E-books Napoleonic Warfare: The Operational Art of the Great Campaigns PDF

This rigorously researched e-book presents an operational point research of eu war from 1792 to 1815 that incorporates the strategies, operations, and technique of significant conflicts of the time.

• Integrates subject matters as varied as naval war, maneuver struggle, compound battle, and counterinsurgency

• Covers significant campaigns in the course of the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars that replicate parts of operational art

• contains brief biographies of key figures that support upload intensity to readers' knowing of the gamers in the back of the battles

• presents a chronology of significant campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars

• makes use of smooth versions to check campaigns of the period

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Download E-books Hybrid Warfare: Fighting Complex Opponents from the Ancient World to the Present PDF

By Williamson Murray

Hybrid conflict has been a vital part of the old panorama because the historic international, yet just recently have analysts - incorrectly - classified those conflicts as precise. nice powers all through background have faced rivals who used a mix of normal and abnormal forces to negate the benefit of the good powers' stronger traditional army power. As this research exhibits, hybrid wars are labor-intensive and long term affairs; they're tricky struggles that defy the family good judgment of opinion polls and election cycles. Hybrid wars also are the main most probably conflicts of the twenty-first century, as opponents use hybrid forces to wear out America's army features in prolonged campaigns of exhaustion. 9 historic examples of hybrid conflict, from historic Rome to the fashionable international, offer readers with context by way of clarifying some of the points of conflicts and reading how nice powers have handled them long ago.

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Download E-books U.S. Military Pocket Survival Guide: Plus Evasion & Recovery PDF

By Matt Larsen

Stranded at the back of enemy strains? Or in America's barren region? achieve for the U.S. army Pocket Survival consultant. A decade after its unique booklet in 1999, this vintage manual―included within the survival kits of all branches of the U.S. military―has now been revised and up-to-date for 2009 by way of army survival specialist Matt Larsen.

Every combatant's crucial advisor to outside survival, concealment, circulation, improvised communications, and restoration in antagonistic territory, the U.S. army Pocket Survival Guide represents a useful distillation of the data inside the survival “bible,” the U.S. Air Force's huge, immense Search and Rescue Survival Training.

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Download E-books Strategy and Success Factors of Business Schools PDF

Anne Kathrin Adam conducts a number of empirical analyses to realize insights into the features of institutional targets and process in addition to the connection among targets, approach, and elements of good fortune of industrial colleges. the writer supplies an summary of the content material of challenge statements, strategic profiles of 521 U.S. AACSB-accredited company faculties, and the significance of assorted elements of effect on chosen dimensions of industry good fortune. Her findings rigidity the significance of surroundings a transparent strategic concentration.

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Download E-books The Casualty Gap: The Causes and Consequences of American Wartime Inequalities PDF

By Douglas L. Kriner, Francis X. Shen

The Casualty hole shows how crucial price of yank army campaigns--the lack of human life--has been paid disproportionately via poorer and less-educated groups because the Nineteen Fifties. Drawing on a wealthy array of facts, together with nationwide files info at the hometowns of greater than 400,000 American squaddies killed in international conflict II, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq, this booklet is the main bold inquiry up to now into the distribution of yank wartime casualties around the state, the forces inflicting such inequalities to emerge, and their results for politics and democratic governance.

Although the main rapid charges of army sacrifice are borne through provider participants and their households, The Casualty Gap lines how wartime deaths additionally have an effect on whole groups. american citizens who see the excessive price cutting war exacts on pals and pals usually tend to oppose a battle and its leaders than citizens of low-casualty groups. furthermore, huge empirical proof connects better neighborhood casualty premiums in Korea and Vietnam to decrease degrees of belief in govt, curiosity in politics, and electoral and non-electoral participation. a chain of unique survey experiments unearths that americans proficient of the casualty gap's lifestyles will settle for considerably fewer casualties that people who are no longer instructed approximately inequality in sacrifice.

By proposing a wealth of facts and research, this ebook seeks either to strengthen public wisdom of casualty inequalities and to spur severe discussion concerning the nation's coverage reaction. The Casualty Gap might be learn through all who care concerning the way forward for America's army and the consequences of struggle on society and democracy.

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Download E-books US World War II and Korean War Field Fortifications 1941-53 (Fortress) PDF

By Gordon L. Rottman

The U.S. military and Marine Corps in global warfare II thought of themselves hugely cellular, offensive forces. Their mobile-warfare doctrine estimated box fortifications and stumbling blocks as transitority in nature. for that reason, their layout was once easy and made use of neighborhood fabrics, and so they will be built relatively quick, while nonetheless delivering enough security. by the point of the Korean conflict, in basic terms minor alterations were made to box fortification development and format, and to small-unit association, guns, and strategies. This identify addresses box fortifications outfitted by means of US soldiers in the course of global conflict II and in Korea, and covers rifle-platoon positions, trenches, crew-served weapon positions, bunkers, dugouts, shelters, commentary posts and anti-tank hindrances.

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Download E-books Tannenberg 1410: Disaster for the Teutonic Knights (Campaign) PDF

By Stephen Turnbull, Richard Hook

Through 1400 the lengthy operating clash among the Order of Teutonic Knights and Poland and Lithuania was once coming to a head, partially end result of the Order's meddling within the inner politics of its neighbours. In June 1410 King Wladislaw Jagiello of Poland invaded the Order's territory with a strong allied military together with all of the enemies of the Teutonic Knights – Poles, Lithuanians, Russians, Bohemians, Hungarians, Tartars and Cossacks. This ebook recounts how, while the armies clashed at the wooded, rolling hills close to the small village of Tannenberg, the Teutonic Knights suffered a disastrous defeat from which their Order by no means recovered.

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Download E-books The War in Chechnya (Eugenia & Hugh M. Stewart '26 Series on Eastern Europe) PDF

By Stasys Knezys

The fresh battle in Chechnya, regardless of the entire media insurance, continues to be a complicated tangle for plenty of humans. The warfare was once the results of many conflicting political, fiscal, judicial, and army matters that were fermenting for many years. merely the main basic pursuits turned truly seen: for Moscow, the renovation of its territorial integrity; for Chechens, the fight for nationwide independence.

In this conscientiously researched and generally documented examine, Stasys Knezys and Romanas Sedlickas learn the Chechnyan battle from an army point of view. As they evenhandedly depict the strengths and weaknesses of either the Russians and Chechens, the authors give some thought to how and why Russia, with one of many world’s biggest armies, didn't subdue the Chechens, and the way the Chechens fought between themselves, but additionally fought off the Russian Goliath.

One cause the Chechens had the good fortune they did was once the growth of the connection of “politics and conflict” to the triangle of “politics, battle, and terrorism.” Knezys and Sedlickas learn this question: “Is army terrorism . . . a brand new tactical point, making sure the good fortune of a small country’s resistance to a strong army?”

The struggle in Chechnya doesn't solution all of the questions raised through this battle, however it offers finished, goal, neutral information regarding the army method and nature and behavior of operations on either side to permit the reader to start to respond to a few of these questions. army analysts and historians, political scientists, and jap eu students will locate The conflict in Chechnya an illuminating research of the army operations there and a beneficial resource of data for additional studies.

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