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The soldier's load and the mobility of a nation.

Author: S L A Marshall
Publisher: Quantico, Va. : Marine Corps Association, 1980.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S L A Marshall
OCLC Number: 11682640
Notes: Previously published: Washington : Combat Forces Press, 1950.
Description: xii, 120 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Part I. The mobility of the soldier : One-man logistics ; The dead hand ; The fire load ; Airborne example ; The way of wastage ; History of the problem ; The light that failed ; Fears of the staff ; Lessons from Omaha ; Eyewitness account ; The weakness of the strong ; Fear equals fatigue ; Seasonal change ; The load of war ; The rule of safety ; Brute strength and brutality ; Of human nature ; Toward solution ; The meaning of mobility --
Part II. The mobility of the nation : The wastage of power ; Old man of the sea ; The Russian picture ; The excess load ; Nature of the soldier ; The dog's fault ; It can be done ; Two Ms in movement ; The source of pressure ; Inter-service rivalry ; Weight and movement ; Essentials of mobility ; Toward greater mobility.

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