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Autor: John Keegan|
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publisher date: 10/12/2004
Format: PDF, EPUB
File size: 843 KB
Description of the book "Intelligence in War: The Value--and Limitations--of What the Military Can Learn about the Enemy":
John Keegan, whose many books, including classic histories of the two world wars, have confirmed him as the premier miltary historian of our time, here presents a masterly look at the value and limitations of intelligence in the conduct of war.
Intelligence gathering is an immensely complicated and vulnerable endeavor. And it often fails. Until the invention of the telegraph and radio, information often traveled no faster than a horse could ride, yet intelligence helped defeat Napoleon. In the twentieth century, photo analysts didn’t recognize Germany’s V-2 rockets for what they were- on the other hand, intelligence helped PDF lead to victory over the Japanese at Midway. In Intelligence in War, John Keegan illustrates that only when paired with force has military intelligence been an effective tool, as it may one day be in besting al-Qaeda.