By Douglas Macgregor
Margin of Victory’s riveting tales of victory and defeat are awarded opposed to the backdrop of nationwide guidelines, tradition and historical past. each one bankruptcy is a reminder that to achieve success army motion should always be congruent with nationwide tradition, geography and scientific-industrial ability; that method and geopolitics necessarily trump ideology. construction powerful army strength takes time, assets and mind's eye. solidarity of command; solidarity of attempt and the combination of features throughout carrier strains in simple terms ensue after they are ruthlessly imposed from the pinnacle down. those are the various enduring classes within the 5 warfighting dramas that spread in brilliant element at the tactical, operational and strategic degrees of war.
Margin of Victory concludes with a dialogue of destiny conflict and the way the us can leverage the 20 th century’s classes to safe its margin of victory within the 21st century. the ultimate bankruptcy argues that America’s destiny victories rely on a big reset of U.S. nationwide army technique and an overhaul of U.S. army command constructions and strength layout. The author’s reset comprises the production of a countrywide protection employees, Joint strength instructions contained in the neighborhood unified instructions and a plea to domesticate America’s maximum margin of victory, its human capital; the prime quality of yankee squaddies, Sailors, Airmen and Marines.
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Margin of Victory: Five Battles That Changed the Face of Modern War by Douglas Macgregor