Jul 22, 2019
Tactics (Marine Corps Doctrinal Publications MCDP 1.3)
Posted by U.S. Marine Corps

This publication is about winning in combat Winning requires many things excellence in techniques, an appreciation of the enemy, exemplary leadership, battlefield judgment, and focused combat power Yet these factors by themselves do not ensure success in battle Many armies, both winners and losers have possessed many or all of these attributes When we examine closelyThis publication is about winning in combat Winning requires many things excellence in techniques, an appreciation of the enemy, exemplary leadership, battlefield judgment, and focused combat power Yet these factors by themselves do not ensure success in battle Many armies, both winners and losers have possessed many or all of these attributes When we examine closely the differences between victor and vanquished, we draw one conclusion Success went to the armies whose leaders, senior and junior, could best focus their efforts their skills and their resources toward a decisive end Their success arose not merely from excellence in techniques, procedures, and material but from their leaders abilities to uniquely and effectively combine them Winning in combat depends upon tactical leaders who can think creatively and act decisively.

  • Title: Tactics (Marine Corps Doctrinal Publications MCDP 1.3)
  • Author: U.S. Marine Corps
  • ISBN: 9781557424181
  • Page: 486
  • Format: Paperback
  • Tactics Marine Corps Doctrinal Publications MCDP This publication is about winning in combat Winning requires many things excellence in techniques an appreciation of the enemy exemplary leadership battlefield judgment and focused combat power Ye

    Jim

    Interesting to read another service's doctrine. The Marines do a far better job of writing for their intended audience, both in terms of explicating concepts and in overall accessibility. The sports analogies proved effective. The military analogies, however, fell far short of useful. The most effective anecdotes seemed more like summaries of scenes from popular war movies. Other historical examples lacked adequate explanation and detailed analysis. Provided maps lent little additional clarity, [...]


    James

    Not an extremely technical approach to specific tactics, but rather an overarching, broad view of the attributes that characterize a good tactical plan, and the mindset that is necessary for being a good tactician. Very short, well written, and well worth reading.


    Greg

    This was just a rather useless discussion on some common sense parts of war and conflict. There was nothing really groundbreaking or interesting here.



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