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Crucible John Beatty
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The War of 1812, often called the second war for American independence, took place during a global conflict between Britain and Napoleonic France, which then controlled most of Europe. The causes for the war are often obscured, and go far beyond the impressment of sailors so often cited. The long-ranging effects of the conflict are still being felt, and may be most evident in the American way of war, with the conduct of warfare at sea for the rest of the 19th century, and in the nature of the military and political systems of the United States.
Sergeant's Business John Beatty
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To those of you looking for hidden insights into the author’s life through these stories; don’t waste your time. A writer has to be many things to do his job well, and masking himself is not only not possible but counterproductive. All these stories contain little pieces of me. I hope you like them. Mostly this collection is about the unsung, the innumerable heroes that don’t get into the history books, that struggle on many levels, are hurt and killed by the enemy and the elements, by bad luck and stupidity—the ultimate yet necessary stupidity that is war. You might ask why I write these little tales but I have to confess that I don’t write them, not really. I get pictures ...
Three Essays on Strategy John Beatty
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These essays were written in a time when the concept of “strategy” had been formally defined for over a century, and in a world where the concept of “strategy” was intentionally driven by policy. As these essays show, strategy has been an evolution, a development of policy-making that stretches back millennia, and was sometimes driven by accident, sometimes by design. During the time period covered by the first two, dealing with the Mediterranean’s ancient world and with Europe and Asia in the early modern period, strategy was a matter of royal prerogative and trade demands. In the third, dealing with the United States and Japan in the Pacific in the 19th century, strategy was the pre ...