Feeding Mars: Logistics In Western Warfare From The Middle Ages To The Present

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Routledge, Apr 15, 2019 - History - 340 pages
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Mars must be fed. His tools of war demand huge quantities of fodder, fuel, ammunition, and food. All these must be produced, transported, and distributed to contending forces in the field. No one can doubt the importance of feeding Mars in modern warfare, and it takes no great effort to recognize that it has always been a major aspect of large scal
 

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I don’t usually buy collections of essays, but this one is pretty good. Individual articles cover logistics in the Byzantine empire, Pre-Crusade Europe, naval logistics in the 100 Years War (I learned ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
Logistics and the Aristocratic Idea of War Edward N Luttwak
Medieval Introduction
Problems and Perspectives Walter E Kaegi
Logistics in PreCrusade Europe Bernard S Bachrach
The Example of the Hundred Years
Early Modern Introduction
Resource Mobilization and Positional Warfare in
A Hypothesis John
Modern Introduction
The Misfire of Civil War RD Robert V Bruce
British Naval Industrial Logistics 19141918 Jon Tetsuro
Selecting U S Army Trucks 19201945 Daniel R Beaver
Origins of the American Base of Supply in Vietnam Joel
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Lynn, John A

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