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Made, not born : why some soldiers are better than others

Author: Bruce Newsome
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why do the combat capabilities of individual soldiers vary so much? This book aims to provide an answer to this and other questions about variability in combat performance. It evaluates competing  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Newsome
ISBN: 9780275998301 0275998304
OCLC Number: 132584753
Description: 210 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Domestic Politics --
Combat Personnel Management --
Force Employment, Command, Leadership, and Decision-Making --
Combat Stress and Cohesion --
Combat Motivation --
Athleticism and Special Operations --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Why some soldiers are better than others
Responsibility: Bruce Newsome.
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"Newsome tackles the question of whether good soldiers are born or made in this well-researched, important book. He argues that the capabilities and performance of combat personnel are a function of Read more...

 
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