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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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Non-Book Review: Rough Waters

Rough Waters:  Sovereignty And The American Merchant Flag, by Rodney Carlisle From time to time I like to muse upon the fact that as a high school student I was seriously tempted to study at the United States Merchant Marine … Continue reading

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Stop Making Sense

I managed to spend a significant amount of time today chatting with a coworker of mine who has been given a job assignment that interacts with my own, and that related to a former boss of ours.  I was a … Continue reading

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Discovering Your Inner Walmartian

I would like to state at the outset that I tend to shop far more often at Target than at Wal-Mart, and I will freely admit that at least part of that reason has to do with snobbery [1].  The … Continue reading

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