Reputations: Now versus the Future…

“You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” Henry Ford (1863 to 1947), an American industrialist, founder of the Ford Motor Company and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production (which had a subsequent impact on the mass production of military hardware). Advertisements

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When to Use New Military Weapons…

“A lesson learned from the First World War had taught us that it is necessary to be patient about committing new weapons and that they must be held back until they are being produced in such quantities as to allow their employment in mass. In the First World War the French and British used their… Read More

Manpower & Position Warfare vs Material & Mobile Warfare

“In this assault we lost more than 1,200 men killed, wounded and missing. This shows sharply how the curve of casualties rises when one reverts from mobile to position warfare. In mobile action, what counts is material, as the essential complement to the soldier. The finest fighting man has no value in mobile warfare without… Read More