Terrain and War: Terrain as an “equalizer” and constant of war throughout history

Fighting a war in the mountains can be vastly different than fighting a war in a jungle. Some of the principles remain the same, like superior firepower, maneuvering into advantageous positions, and securing your resources, but the terrain and geography an Army fights in can dictate how  a leader goes about establishing and maintaining certain advantages …

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Overthinking or Underthinking; The problems of doctrine, planning and execution

Military doctrine, strategy and tactics are usually honed over the course of years, and carefully decided by experts. Developing a successful doctrine and strategy takes years of effort and time, and having a coherent doctrine to work from makes managing and running an Army a whole lot easier. In other words, you need to spend …

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