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Failures of Command
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: High Poate
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-01 - Publisher: NewSouth Publishing

This is the story of our quest for answers and the shocking facts that emerged. On 29 August 2012 Private Robert Poate, Lance Corporal Rick Milosevic and Sapper James Martin were killed during an insider – or green on blue – attack in Afghanistan. Their killer, a supposed ally, was
Command Failure in War
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Philip Langer, Robert Pois
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-05-12 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Why do military commanders, most of them usually quite capable, fail at crucial moments of their careers? Robert Pois and Philip Langer -- one a historian, the other an educational psychologist -- study seven cases of military command failures, from Frederick the Great at Kunersdorf to Hitler's invasion of Russia.
Sharing Success - Owning Failure: Preparing to Command in the 21st Century Air Force
Language: en
Pages: 59
Authors: Philip Langer, Robert Pois
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

The intent of this paper is to help squadron commanders in the Air Force prepare mentally for the task ahead by discussing a few themes central to a successful command tour. It will not answer all of the questions about "how to command" nor will it break any radically new
Failures of the North American Aerospace Defense Command's (NORAD) Attack Warning System
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Legislation and National Security Subcommittee
Categories: Air defenses
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher:

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Nuclear Command and Control in NATO
Language: en
Pages: 251
Authors: S. Gregory
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-12-18 - Publisher: Springer

For more than forty years NATO premised its defence on credible nuclear deterrence. Underwriting this deterrence was NATO's strategy and the nuclear weapons and command and control systems intended to make the strategy an operational reality. This book examines NATO's attempts between 1952 and 1990 to achieve the political and