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James Eling
The Principles of War
Lessons from Military History on Strategy, Tactics and Leadership.
Learn the lessons of military history by looking at the great battles through the lens of the Principles of War. Part of the enduring nature of war, all good Generals follow the 10 Principles of War. The great Generals of history have the ability to know which of the principles are most important at the decisive moments of the campaign. We study the great battles to draw the lessons on strategy, tactics and leadership.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 206 ratings
Great Podcast
Really enjoy this, please keep it going.
WchBlok via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/06/21
I love this podcast!
I’m an infantry battalion commander in the US Army and I listen to this program religiously. I think it’s great - a little story telling, a little doctrine, and a bunch of lessons that are good discussion points with my commanders and staff officers. I really liked the episodes on tactical...Read full review »
No Fear On Earth! via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/08/21
Interesting & educational
From Hannibal to Nelson to Lt Col Harry Smith its varied content keeps it interesting and educational
Vikidore via Apple Podcasts · South Africa · 05/31/21
Recent Episodes
This is the 4th episode in our Bullecourt series. "With artillery support we can keep the position till the cows come home." So wrote CAPT Harry Murray, VC, OC A Coy after the 4th and 12th Brigades had fought their way into the Siegfried Line - they didn't get it and were forced to conduct an...
Published 10/20/21
What mistakes occurred at the operational level in the planning of the Battle of Bullecourt? What role did Gough play in the debacle? Why did he make such grievous errors of judgement? 'Bullecourt, more than any other battle, shook the confidence of Australian soldiers in the capacity of the...
Published 10/16/21
What planning was done for the First Battle of Bullecourt and why was it so flawed?  We discuss artillery logistics and planning, mission analysis and how the plan came about in the time available. This is part of our 150th Anniversary of the Royal Australian Artillery series. Check out the ...
Published 10/05/21
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