By Benjamin Armstrong
Despite his dramatic influence at the U.S. military within the first half the twentieth century, Sims is a comparatively unknown determine this present day. Overshadowed in our reminiscence by means of the area struggle II iteration of strategic Admirals, like Chester Nimitz and Raymond Spruance, he gets little realization from historians or expert naval officials. although he gained a Pulitzer Prize for heritage, not often somebody reads the books or articles he left as his legacy.
This number of six essays written by means of Sims illustrates why his pondering and management are proper to the demanding situations confronted within the twenty first century. From the perils of army conservatism, to the tasks of the pro officer, to army downsizing and reform, he helped lay the principles of the trendy military. Armstrong’s introductions and research of those essays hyperlinks them on to the problems of innovation, expert schooling, and management which are as very important at first of this century as they have been at first of the last.
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