Preparedness Favours…

“Victory favours neither the righteous nor the wicked; it favours the prepared.“ “Yes my friend, victory comes to the prepared, and to the stout. But how do you expect to be the prepared by staying out of battle? Attack before they attack us, and we will be the prepared. Wait for them to attack us… Read More

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Tactics: It’s the Why that Counts

“Tactics is not whether you go left or right. Tactics is why you go left or right.” General Al Gray (29th Commandant of the Marine Corps, 1987-1991) He summarised the core of leadership – civilian or military, “If you come and join my Marines, I want you to know that your ‘number one’ job is… Read More

Learning from History: Changes in German Tactical Doctrine during the First World War

Research Paper Title The Dynamics of Doctrine: The Changes in German Tactical Doctrine during the First World War. Abstract This paper is a case study in the wartime evolution of tactical doctrine. Besides providing a summary of German Infantry tactics of the First World War, this study offers insights into the crucial role of leadership… Read More