By John M. Collins
This ebook covers many themes which are the most important to army making plans yet usually obtain in basic terms passing point out in histories or briefings. Collins, a former military officer, stresses land geography, yet he doesn't stint oceans, the ambience, or interplanetary house. His discussions of city parts are too short, given the expanding volume of large-scale violence in towns because the finish of worldwide conflict II.
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