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16 cases of mission command

Author: Donald P Wright; Combat Studies Institute (U.S.). Press.
Publisher: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas : Combat Studies Institute Press, US Army Combined Arms Center, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : Document : National government publication : English
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"This collection of historical vignettes seeks to sharpen our understanding of mission command philosophy and practice by providing examples from the past in which mission command principles played a decisive role ... Each historical account is complemented by an annotated explanation of how the six mission command principles shaped the action"--Foreword.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Military history
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald P Wright; Combat Studies Institute (U.S.). Press.
ISBN: 9780989137218 098913721X
OCLC Number: 846580821
Description: viii, 207 pages : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cases at corps/division level. Failure of command at Pea Ridge, 1862 --
Extending the line at Little Round Top, July 1863 --
Cases at brigade/regiment/battalion level. Nelson, mission command, and the Battle of the Nile --
Assault on Queenston Heights, October 1812 --
A motorized infantry regiment crosses the Meuse River, May 1940 --
Corregidor : triumph in the Philippines --
Assault river crossing at Nijmegen, 1944 --
Sicily, 1943: initiative prevails at Biazza Ridge --
Thunder Run in Baghdad, 2003 --
The drive to Bastogne --
Cases at company/platoon/squad level. An engineer assault team crosses the Meuse, May 1940 --
Capturing Eben-Emael : the key to the low countries --
The bridge at Mayenne, France 1944 --
The victory at Tarin Kowt --
The attack on the Ranch House, August 2007 --
Operation Nashville: breaking the Taliban's stranglehold in Kandahar, 2010.
Other Titles: Sixteen cases of mission command
Responsibility: general editor, Donald P. Wright.

Abstract:

"This collection of historical vignettes seeks to sharpen our understanding of mission command philosophy and practice by providing examples from the past in which mission command principles played a decisive role ... Each historical account is complemented by an annotated explanation of how the six mission command principles shaped the action"--Foreword.

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