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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 256 ratings
Reality grounded
As a civilian-military science fiction writer and amateur military historian, this podcast has been invaluable in distilling how countries integrate and utilise various tactical and operational fighting philosophies which have already been crucial in helping refine and define the fictional...Read full review »
MrSaltyAuthor via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 12/07/22
Great podcast
Although it is designed for professional military people (and I am 100% civilian, not even remotely linked to the military) I find this podcast very interesting and educational. Already after listening to few episodes I realized how much knowledge and training goes into military planning and...Read full review »
A H 2017 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 09/01/22
Strategic knowledge
Great insight on strategy. Most recent is China’s deception in The Korean War and current PLA deception tactics.
tvc1976 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/29/22
Recent Episodes
 This is part 2 of our interview with Dr Jim Storr, the author of Something Rotten: Land Command in the 21st Century. We discuss the correct size for a Headquarters. We discuss the selection and training of officers within the Wehrmacht. How do we affect cultural and doctrinal change within...
Published 03/16/23
This episode is with Dr Jim Storr, the author of Something Rotten. Preparing a set of orders is a core function of a Headquarters.  Why have today's procedures changed from the what was done in WW2, what have we learnt and are modern HQs fit for purpose? We discuss the form and functioning of...
Published 02/13/23
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