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- DescriptionThe fates of nations, and even continents, often rests on the outcome of war and thus on how its practitioners consider war. Why are some tank commanders, snipers, fighter pilots or submarine commanders far more effective than others? Why are many generals sacked at the outbreak of war? This title suggests, a way of considering war and warfare.
- Author BiographyJim Storr is a former British Army officer. He is now an independent defence consultant. He studied Civil Engineering before joining the Army and serving in the British Army of the Rhine for much of the 1980s. Amongst a series of staff and regimental appointments in the Falkland Islands, Northern Ireland and Cyprus he studied at the Royal Military College of Science and the Army Staff College at Camberley. He was a military adviser to operational research teams before spending more than four years writing and teaching high-level military doctrine. In 2002 he was awarded a doctorate for a thesis on the nature of military thought. In his second career his main activates are consultancy, research, writing and teaching. He has spoken at, or chaired, a number of national and international conferences. His clients include defence industrial corporations, research agencies and universities. He is a visiting fellow of the Defence College of Management and Technology, Cranfield University and an honorary research fellow of the Department of Modern History of the University of Birmingham. He has worked for, or taught at, all of the major elements of Britain's Defence Academy.
- Author(s)Jim Storr
- PublisherContinuum Publishing Corporation
- Date of Publication27/10/2011
- GenreMilitary History
- Series TitleBirmingham War Studies
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintContinuum Publishing Corporation
- Content Note1, black & white illustrations
- Weight367 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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