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Book Review: Lee & Grant

Lee & Grant:  Profiles In Leadership From The Battlefields Of Virginia, by Maj. Charles R. Bowery Jr., U.S. Army If you thought from the title of the book, or even the cover of the book, that this volume was a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Civil War And The Limits Of Destruction

The Civil War And The Limits Of Destruction, by Mark E. Neely, Jr. This book is revisionist history in the best way, and looks at some elements of the question of logistical warfare in the Civil War, an area of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sherman Invades Georgia

Sherman Invades Georgia:  Planning The North Georgia Campaign Using A Modern Perspective, by John R. Scales When I picked up this book from the library I was a bit surprised to find that it had been published by the Naval … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Forty-Seven Days

Forty-Seven Days:  How Pershing’s Warriors Came Of Age To Defeat The German Army In World War I, by Mitchell Yockelson This is the fourth of the books on World War I [1], and it is pretty plain to see that … Continue reading

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I’ll See You When We Get There

As I commented before [1], after leaving work early and enjoying a leisurely lunch at the local Shari’s, where despite showing that I intended on remaining for a while and going at a slow pace by bringing inside two substantial … Continue reading

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The Story Of A Box

Recently, I had a conversation with an acquaintance of mine who is a student of logistics overseas who seemed to be having a massive case of writer’s block.  My own interest in the study of logistics is fairly well known … Continue reading

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A Stab In The Guts: A Logistics Story

They said it was a stab in the back, but it was more like a stab in the guts.  In early 1918, the German Imperial Army, fresh off its victory on the Eastern front and its able support of its … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Amphibians Are Coming!

The Amphibians Are Coming!:  Emergence of the ‘Gator Navy and its Revolutionary Landing Craft, by William L. McGee Most of the time, if you saw a book that had the title “The Amphibians Are Coming!” your thoughts would be somewhat … Continue reading

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Book Review: With The Black Cat USS LCI Flotilla 13

With The Black Cat USS LCI Flotilla 13, by Robert F. Heath When I agreed to give a speech for a group of World War II Navy vets shortly after Mother’s Day, the organizer of the event asked me if … Continue reading

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Games Of Logistics

As someone who likes to find greater insight and meaning into the habits and hobbies of people and which may often escape wider notice, I find it deeply intriguing just how common games of logistics are.  Those who spend too … Continue reading

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