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Just finished Jorg Muth's COMMAND CULTURE: OFFICER EDUCATION IN THE U.S. ARMY AND THE GERMAN ARMED FORCES, 1901-1945, AND THE CONSEQUENCES FOR WORLD WAR II. Controversial to be sure, but I liked it. Also read ON FLEXIBILITY: RECOVERY FROM TECHNOLOGICAL AND DOCTRINAL SURPRISE ON THE BATTLEFIELD by Meir Finkel, which was merely okay.
Now plowing through Michael R. Matheny's CARRYING THE WAR TO THE ENEMY: AMERICAN OPERATION ART TO 1945.
Sitting on the shelf to be read next are: NO SURE VICTORY: MEASURING U.S. ARMY EFFECTIVENESS AND PROGRESS IN THE VIETNAM WAR by Gregory A. Daddis, TRANSFORMING COMMAND: THE PURSUIT OF MISSION COMMAND IN THE U.S., BRITISH, AND ISRAELI ARMIES by Eitan Shamir, and POWER IN UNCERTAIN TIMES: STRATEGY IN THE FOG OF PEACE by Emily O. Goldman.
Read: "Thutmose III: The Military Biography of Egypt's Greatest Warrior King" by Richard A. Gabriel. A very Good read. Thutmose is sometimes compared to Napoleon which is incorrect. Thutmose was a winner and left a Empire that lasted long after his death; while Napoleon was a loser. Recommended.
"Ramesses: Egypt's Greatest Pharaoh" by Joyce Tyldesley. He was Egypt's longest living Pharaoh. Just So-So.
"Trajan: Lion of Rome" by C.R.H. Wildfeuer. A novel on the Roman Emperor who extended the empire to its greatest size. Very Good and Recommended.