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An Unknown Future and a Doubtful Present: Writing the Victory Plan of 1941

An Unknown Future and a Doubtful Present: Writing the Victory Plan of 1941

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C., USA .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL25949763M
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Book Review – ‘An Unknown Future and a Doubtful Present: Writing the Victory Plan of ’ Is it time for robust self-critique? Military Recommended Reading - July The Challenge of Connectivity for Future War. Monthly Emerging Technology Scan . An Unknown Future and a Doubtful Present: Writing the Victory Plan of Authors. Edward S. Miller Recommended Citation. Miller, Edward S. and Kirkpatrick, Charles E. () "An Unknown Future and a Doubtful Present: Writing the Victory Plan of ," Naval War College Review: Vol. No. 4, Article Available at: https://digital.

Charles E. Kirkpatrick, An Unknown Future and a Doubtful Present: Writing The Victory Plan of (Washington DC: U.S. Army Center of Military History, ), –4. Kaplan, “Army Unit Cohesion in Vietnam,” THE Victory Plan of was, although not many War Department staff officers realized it while it was being drafted, the blueprint both for the general mobilization of the United States Army for World War II and for the operational concept by which the United States would fight the war. The Victory Plan predicted the future organization for an.

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1st printing. On cover: World War 2 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition. Spine title reads: Writing the Victory Plan of Describes the planning process that Major Albert Coady Wedemeyer used in the summer of to write the plan that became the outline for mobilization and operations during World War /5.

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for An Unknown Future and a Doubtful Present: Writing the Victory Plan of at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Charles Kirkpatrick – who has written about Wedemeyer’s foresight in his work An Unknown Future and a Doubtful Present: Writing the Victory Plan of noted that ‘very few staff papers have ever had its prescience, its impact, or its far-reaching consequences.

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Kirkpatrick and Center of Military History. Abstract. Earlier printing available for sale from the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., Stock number. Naval War College Review Volume 45 Number 4Autumn Article 19 An Unknown Future and a Doubtful Present: Writing the Victory Plan of Edward S.

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Wedemeyer, the principal author of the Victory Plan. In just forty-eight months America raised and equipped a modern army seemingly overnight, a feat that owed much to sound military planning.

An Unknown Future and A Doubtful Present: Writing the Victory Plan of (CMH, ) Back to WWII. Back to HOME. An Unknown Future and a Doubtful Present: Writing the Victory Plan of ; Highlights of Mobilization, World War II, [CMH] Logistics in World War II: Final Report of the Army Service Forces The Big L: American Logistics in World War II.

He especially excoriates the book “An Unknown Future and a Doubtful Present: Writing the Victory Plan of ” by Charles Kirkpatrick () as being nothing but a piece of Army propaganda. There is no evidence that the civilian WPB or that the Army planning and procurement departments even knew of the Wedemeyer report or used it in any way.

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by Samuel Griffith Asking the Right Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking, M Neil Browne and Stuart Keeley Austro-Prussian War, Geoffrey Wawro. For the rest of youse bums, in a now defunct thread, Screechjet1 gave a book recommendation before the thread was locked: AN UNKNOWN FUTURE AND A DOUBTFUL PRESENT: WRITING THE VICTORY PLAN OF number of Axis divisions American troops were likely to face in battle.

2 Using the fighting potential of the German divisions as a unit of measure, Wedemeyer figured that the Axis could muster a grand total of divisions in the summer of by 1 Julyhe foresaw a possible increase in that number to around divisions.

2 Attrition and the manpower. An Unknown Future and a Doubtful Present: Writing the Victory Plan of Writing the Victory Plan of avg rating — 26 ratings — published — 6 editions/5(5). An Unknown Future and a Doubtful Present: Writing the Victory Plan of Author: Charles Kirkpatrick April ISBN: A striking feature of World War II was America’s ability to raise and equip a modern army seemingly overnight.

Emerging from its negligible base in and competing with the needs of the other services and.Get this from a library! An unknown future and a doubtful present: writing the victory plan of [Charles Edward Kirkpatrick; Harold W Nelson; Center of Military History,].United States Army Center of Military History.