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The Battle of Cambrai–St Quentin, Sept 27 – Oct 9,1918

Cambrai-St Quentin

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab The attack on the Cambrai–St Quentin sector was intended as the British portion of a joint offensive all along the Western Front. French Marshal Ferdinand Foch, the architect of Allied strategy, wanted

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The Battle of Kettle Hill, July 1, 1898

Kettle Hill

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab The San Juan Ridge (Kettle Hill) was the last obstacle to the complete investment of Santiago, the principal port on the southern coast of Cuba. This hill was just off the southern

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Fixnetix: Leaders Need to Take a Stand and Stop Avoiding Confrontation

Fixnetics

By Ken Marlin From The Marine Corps Way to Win on Wall Street: 11 Key Principles from the Battlefield to the Boardroom Early in my days as a Marine Corps officer, we had a series of leadership lessons, each of

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What Happens Before the First Shots Are Fired?

by General Tony Zinni Throughout our history we have committed our military to action hundreds of times. The reasons have been many and varied. After each of these commitments our military dutifully examines all our past interventions and wars attempting

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