The defense of hill 781 mcdonough james r. The Defense of Hill 781 : An Allegory of Modern Mechanized Combat by James R. McDonough (1993, Paperback) for sale online 2019-01-24

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The Defense of Hill 781: An Allegory of Modern Mechanized Combat

the defense of hill 781 mcdonough james r

The set up may be hokey and the writing of average caliber, but the tactical problems outlined are classic and the resultant action is straightforward. A wickedly funny, but serious look at command. A guide soon appears to inform him of his situation: He has died and is now in Purgatory his humility in the Army was somewhat lacking where he must atone for past sins. Providing maximum time to subordinates is more important than a great order. The enemy know the ground well, and get quicker replacements, and Always needs to fight them all of the way Putting this under non-fiction, despite the slightly fantastical premise to it.

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Reading : The Defense Of Hill 781 Mcdonough James R

the defense of hill 781 mcdonough james r

That's why you have a staff and team to help you out. As a remnant of Cold War military literature it has a place too. For the armchair general, it is a fascinating look at how the members of a military unit work together in combat. He can command--but he needs others to make his command effective. Through successive difficulties, some important lessons are burned into the commander's brainlessons about tactics, about people, about what it takes to fight a winning battle. A guide soon appears to inform him of his situation: He has died and is now in Purgatory his humility in the Army was somewhat lacking where he must atone for past sins. Tack Always finds himself at the National Training Center out in the California Desert, having to get his Battalion size force through a week of hard engagement- so he can get into Infantry Heaven.

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Reading : The Defense Of Hill 781 Mcdonough James R

the defense of hill 781 mcdonough james r

Like Duffer's Drift this book is a valuable resource for all military tacticians. McDonough is is the former director of the Florida Office of Drug Control and the secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections from 2006 to 2008. Although the dream sequence plot can be a bit clunky, the content is spot on, relevant and worth every turn of the page. For the armchair general, it is a fascinating look at how the members of a military unit work together in combat. He cannot shoulder the entire burden by himself.

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The Defense of Hill 781 : An Allegory of Modern Mechanized Combat by James R.... 9780891414759

the defense of hill 781 mcdonough james r

McDonough is is the former director of the Florida Office of Drug Control and the secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections from 2006 to 2008. A must-read tactical primer for today's warrior. He rose to the rank of colonel before retiring and taking a series of national positions in drug law enforcement and security. During his military career, he was awarded three Bronze Stars one for valor , the Purple Heart and the Distinguished Service Medal, among others. Always, making the split-second decisions that determine victory or defeat, life or death.

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The Defense of Hill 781 by James R. McDonough (ebook)

the defense of hill 781 mcdonough james r

Now retired from active duty, McDonough lives with his family in Tallahassee, Florida. It is the story of a Lieutenant Colonel leading a battalion into a fictional battle. While clearly this book was written for professionals for whom nothing will surprise, for others the trip inside orders meetings at multiple levels, logistical discussion of different levels and the finer elements of morale and team-building will be revealing. Mission Command and enabling subordinates to retain flexibility and some autonomy is important in a combined arms fight. Mechanized soldiers and mechanized infantry are just as good at light albeit different. Always, making the split-second decisions that determine victory or defeat, life or death.

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The Defense of Hill 781 by James R. McDonough (ebook)

the defense of hill 781 mcdonough james r

Tack Always Finds himself in the California high desert, alone, disheveled, confused. Some of the key themes of the book: 1. Purgatory is, aptly, the U. Gunnery is king in combat amongst tanks and armored fighting vehicles. Some of the key themes of the book: 1.

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The Defense of Hill 781

the defense of hill 781 mcdonough james r

The Defense of Hill 781 is a modem version of this classic—a tactical primer with ample funpoking, but with serious lessons to be learned. For the armchair general, it is a fascinating look at how the members of a military unit work together in combat. I found the amount of planning, coordination, execution and communication needed to be truly successful to be a bit overwhelming. Always, making the split-second decisions that determine victory or defeat, life or death. The Defense of Hill 781 is a modem version of this classic—a tactical primer with ample funpoking, but with serious lessons to be learned. Always may earn his way out by completing a successful mission.

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Reading : The Defense Of Hill 781 Mcdonough James R

the defense of hill 781 mcdonough james r

A must read for our junior leaders and highly recommended for all. Purgatory is, aptly, the U. At the turn of the century a small, humorous book on tactics was published. Like Duffer's Drift this book is a valuable resource for all military tacticians. Putting this under non-fiction, despite the slightly fantastical premise to it. At the turn of the century a small, humorous book on tactics was published.

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Reading : The Defense Of Hill 781 Mcdonough James R

the defense of hill 781 mcdonough james r

A guide soon appears to inform him of his situation: He has died and is now in Purgatory his humility in the Army was somewhat lacking where he must atone for past sins. Purgatory in this case in the National Training Center, with a similar group of soldiers and officers also trying to prove themselves. Mission Command and enabling subordinates to retain flexibility and some autonomy is important in a combined arms fight. Tack Always Finds himself in the California high desert, alone, disheveled, confused. A Tack Always ends up in Purgatory, and must overcome his bias against other branches of the army as well as proving his leadership skills before he can finally find rest. Tack Always Finds himself in the California high desert, alone, disheveled, confused. Purgatory is, aptly, the U.

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The Defense of Hill 781 : An Allegory of Modern Mechanized Combat by James R.... 9780891414759

the defense of hill 781 mcdonough james r

He needs others to help him, to pick up where his energies run out, when he cannot be there, when he is hit. Military Academy, as an analyst with the Defense Nuclear Agency, and as a detailee with the U. James McDonough had written a military allegory, teaching both TeamWork and tactics to the wayward young officer. A must-read tactical primer for today's warrior. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the the defense of hill 781 mcdonough james r gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. Purgatory is, aptly, the U.

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