A most superb reflection on one of our greatest admirals…
A favored saying among historians is that our failure to learn the lessons of history condemns us to repeat it. There are several variations of this, of course, most are a misquotation of the original by George Santayana (1863-1952), who in Volume I of The Life of Reason, wrote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” While the statement has a negative connotation, there are many positive things to learn from history and the people who made it.
Among the on-going discussions within the Navy and Marine Corps is how to best prepare for the next international conflagration. In his 2007 professional article published in the Marine Corps Gazette, Lieutenant Colonel Wayne Sinclair noted, “The greatest challenges and most far reaching opportunities of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) commander will lie in his ability to orchestrate and synchronize the efforts of numerous, diverse entities…
View original post 3,139 more words
3 thoughts on “A Master of Naval Warfare”
Fantastic reblog, Koji! You and I have very similar tastes.
Hope you and the family have a fun day!
Thanks for this reblog. Added Fix Bayonets to Profiles blogroll. Found this post -one of his contacts- you might be interested in: