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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.

The Principles of War - Lessons from Military History on Strategy, Tactics and Leadership. James Eling

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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.

    Firepower 34: Artillery and manoeuvre warfare in the Desert War

    Firepower 34: Artillery and manoeuvre warfare in the Desert War

    This presentation, part of the Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company's Firepower: Lessons from the Great War Seminar Series is presented by Dr Jean Bou.
     
    Dr Jean Bou looks at the equipment the artillery used and how it was organised in order to support the Desert Mounted Corps.
    He also looks at the role of artillery during the Battle of Beersheeba.
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    • 22 min
    Firepower: The origins of Artillery Intelligence Fusion

    Firepower: The origins of Artillery Intelligence Fusion

    This presentation, part of the Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company's Firepower: Lessons from the Great War Seminar Series is presented by Dr Albert Palazzo and looks at the birth of the Artillery Intelligence fusion capability in WW1.
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    • 14 min
    Firepower 32 - Menin Road - Cracking the nut

    Firepower 32 - Menin Road - Cracking the nut

    This presentation, part of the Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company's Firepower: Lessons from the Great War Seminar Series is presented by Dr Roger Lee and looks at the Australian Artillery at Menin Road.
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    • 25 min
    49 - Innovative tactics for the Battle of the Bismarck Sea

    49 - Innovative tactics for the Battle of the Bismarck Sea

    This is the fourth part of our Battle of the Bismarck Sea Podcast series.
    This episode discusses how GEN Kenney fostered a culture of military innovation in the Fifth Air Force.
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    • 30 min
    48 - Creating a culture of military innovation - GEN Kenney and the Fifth Air Force

    48 - Creating a culture of military innovation - GEN Kenney and the Fifth Air Force

    This is the third part of our Battle of the Bismarck Sea Podcast series.
    This episode discusses how GEN Kenney fostered a culture of military innovation in the Fifth Air Force.
    Check out the show notes for the podcast for all of the information that we cover in this episode as well as the images and other details that didn't make it into the podcast.
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    • 30 min
    Firepower 31: Western Front 1917 Plenary Session

    Firepower 31: Western Front 1917 Plenary Session

    This presentation, part of the Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company's Firepower: Lessons from the Great War Seminar Series. 
    This Plenary Session is conducted by BRIG Philip Winter AM, CSC (Retired)
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    • 19 min

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