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    Chapter 9 of Kolenda's book (Leadership: The Warriors Art) presents an incredibly harsh critique of Army leadership in WWI. What could have been done differently? In particular, what lessons needed to be learned to prevent them from recurring a few years later in WWII?

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    Based on what I derived from the book was the reality that peacetime preparedness for America's ability to transform the army from what at the time was a traditional mix of regulars and locally raised militia was an unnecessary expense. Therefore, the army was barely an army at all in the technical sense particularly one with the capability to conduct war that required raising a mass army of millions and to learn the techniques of modern warfare at the same time. This was an indictment of the army ...

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    The expert discusses leadership styles that were implemented during WWI based on the book The Warrior Art.....