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The Dilemmas Of Time And Resources In Politics & War

As someone who is fond of games of logistics [1], I thought it would be worthwhile to comment at least a little bit about one of the games I play called Politics & War, and some of the aspects of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tower Of Skulls

Tower Of Skulls: A History Of The Asia-Pacific War July 1937-May 1942, by Richard B. Frank This book, a weighty work of more than 500 pages of text, to say nothing of its massive endnotes, is a revisionist history, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: Field Manual: Logistics

FM:  Logistics, by the Department Of The Army There are few more boring ways to read about logistics than this particular field manual.  Admittedly, field manuals are not written to be exciting reading, so it is no insult to the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pure Logistics

Pure Logistics, by George C. Thorpe This book had an interesting story.  Written in the early 20th century by a Marine thinker, the book was nearly entirely forgotten, in large part because no one cared about logistics and the book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Guerrilla Logistics

Guerrilla Logistics, by Lt. Col Marco J. Caraccia Leave it to a quartermaster officer to discuss the logistics of guerrilla groups as being a key to dealing with anti-guerrilla operations and even the possibility that the United States would be … Continue reading

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The Gallant Logistician

One of the more lamentably common aspects of reading about the Civil War is the massive inferiority that the Confederacy had with regards to logistics.  While it has been fashionable among Lost Cause narratives to blame the Civil War on … Continue reading

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The Space Between A Locovore And A Peasant

On the face of it, it would appear that small family farmers of the kind that are unkindly considered to be peasants in many societies and the more privileged locovores who engage in community farming and seek to encourage the … Continue reading

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Adventures In Logistics: Coronavirus Edition

I have long puzzled over and been intrigued by problems of logistics, and even in times like these logistics proves to be among the most important aspects of our lives.  Today I would like to examine some of the ways … Continue reading

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No Haste To The Wedding

Most of the time in recent years that I have gone to a wedding there has been a great deal of haste involved with it.  There are a variety of reasons for this, which include not leaving enough time to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management:  An Introduction To Logistics, by Donald Waters As a student of logistics, it is perhaps unsurprising that from time to time I would pick up a textbook like this to read for fun for myself.  Admittedly, most … Continue reading

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