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    In Pakistan, the nation was lacking proper leadership due to the death of the governor. Jinnah died on September 11, 1948 due to tuberculosis, and Liaquat Ali Khan, the Prime Minister of Pakistan, took over the operations of the country. Liaquat was a capable leader, but only two days after the death of Jinnah, India invaded Hyderabad. Hyderabad was a state similar to Kashmir in that it wanted to remain an independent, but there were a few differences. Hyderabad was located in the heart of India, and it had a Muslim ruler with a large Hindu population. While Jinnah was Pakistan’s Governor-General, the sovereignty of Hyderabad was observed by India because of Pakistan’s military presence, but following his death, the Indian Army invaded Hyderabad on September 13, 1948. Many Pakistani’s thought that their homeland would be invaded next. Because of this fear, Pakistanis wanted peace with India through the UN administered plebiscite in Kashmir. The UN proposal…

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    expectancy theory in every single field, such as business, military and education. For example, I know a Navy captain in the Turkish Naval Academy, trying to be the dean. The commander of the Naval Training and Education Command will decide who is going to be the dean. He is about to get his second degree in college education and in addition to college education, he is taking military management classes to develop himself in every areas that he can. He knows that he has the advantage of being an…

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    Afhq Failure

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    withdrawal of Axis forces. It will evaluate the command and control of the Allied leadership. Assess the ability of the Allied commanders with the three elements of command and control. Describe the failures of Allied forces to integrate Joint Fires to disrupt Axis movement and maneuver. Describe the significance of Operational Sustainment by the Allied Forces to provide combat power at the decisive point to achieve operational success for the Allied commanders. It will conclude with summary of…

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    Operation Hucky Case Study

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    Operation HUSKY was the first major military operation following the Allied victories in North Africa. For the follow-on operation, the Americans favored a cross-channel invasion of Europe, but the British favored a peripheral approach to wear down the Axis. Ultimately, the decision to invade Sicily was the uneasy compromise reached at the Casablanca conference with the strategic goal of freeing Mediterranean shipping from Axis harassment, diverting German strength from the Russian Front and…

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    The first African-American woman to be a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy goes by the name of Lillian E. Fishburne (The History Makers). Lillian was born in Patuxent River, Maryland on March twenty-fifth, 1949 (Cabiao). She was raised in Rockville, Maryland and went to Richard Montgomery High School. In 1971, Lillian received her bachelor's degree from Lincoln University in Oxford, Pennsylvania for Sociology (Kentake Page). Lillian joined the military in 1973 and retired in 2001. Lillian…

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    desires, he sought and received a congressional appointment to the US Naval Academy.” (“Admiral Arleigh A Burke, USN”). Upon his high school graduation, he attended the Naval Academy in June 1919, and then graduated 71st out of 413 in the class of 1923. He served five years on the USS Arizona (BB-39), USS Procyon (AG-11), USS Chester (CA-27), USS Antares and USS Argonne (AG’s), before he served on USS Craven…

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    Operation Husky was an invaluable experience for Allied forces in World War II. It opened the Allied forces eyes to the numerous challenges they must face internally before they could hope to be victorious in the war against Germany, Japan and Italy. This essay will show how a failure in operational leadership caused Operation Husky to fail to become the decisive victory it had the potential of being. Essential to command and control is a thorough understanding of the commander’s intent at…

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    In the late fall of 1941. Admiral Kimmel and his staff continued to cling to the policy to which they had committed themselves. On November 27, 1941, he received an explicit "war warning" from the chief of naval operations in Washington, which stirred up his concern but did not impel him to take any new protective action. This step he was short-circuited. Their vigilance seems to have been confined to paying careful attention to the way the warning was worded. Kimmel decided that the…

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    Operation HUSKY

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    Operation HUSKY was ultimately an Allied victory that met its objectives, but its planning and execution highlighted significant deficiencies in command and control and integration of Allied forces. Senior commanders, primarily General Eisenhower and British General Alexander, failed to adequately provide their staffs and subordinate commanders with clear intent, nor did they fully exploit the combined ground, air, and naval capabilities available to them. This essay identifies the shortcomings…

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    Joint Warfare During WW2

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    capabilities amongst the services, and increase the overall warfighting capability to meet the new threat. “It takes all our services together plus the industrial efforts of our Nation to win any major war”. 6 Joint Warfare is the integration of military’s different services into one unified command for the purpose of successful warfare. The first modern major joint operations started in the late stage of World War I, where field armies supported by guns, mortars and tanks; as well as airplanes…

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