The Resource An unknown future and a doubtful present : writing the victory plan of 1941, by Charles E. Kirkpatrick

An unknown future and a doubtful present : writing the victory plan of 1941, by Charles E. Kirkpatrick

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An unknown future and a doubtful present : writing the victory plan of 1941
Title
An unknown future and a doubtful present
Title remainder
writing the victory plan of 1941
Statement of responsibility
by Charles E. Kirkpatrick
Title variation
Writing the victory plan of 1941
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From United States GPO Bookstore website: Describes the planning process that Major Albert Coady Wedemeyer used in the summer of 1941 to write the plan that became the outline for mobilization and operations during World War 2. Includes an appendix, "The Army Portion of the Victory Plan, Ultimate Requirements Study, Estimate of Ground Forces."
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GPO
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Kirkpatrick, Charles Edward
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Center of Military History
Series statement
CMH pub
Series volume
93-10
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Strategy
Label
An unknown future and a doubtful present : writing the victory plan of 1941, by Charles E. Kirkpatrick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Earlier printing available for sale from the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., Stock number 008-029-00208-6, Price $6.00
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [139]-151) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1: Planner -- Development of a strategic thinker -- Student of applied strategy: the reading program of a professional officer -- 2: Requirement -- Military in 1941 -- Marshall orders a new plan -- 3: Strategic Estimates -- First steps: Outlining the problem -- Question 1: National objective -- Question 2: Military strategy -- Question 3: Military forces -- 4: Detailed Planning -- At issue: How many divisions? -- Structure of the division: planning considerations -- Organizing the force: influence of the war plan -- Mission 1: Hemispheric defense -- Mission 2: Defend the outlying possessions -- Mission 3: Overseas task forces -- Recapitulation -- 5: Assessments -- Limitations of the plan: Total divisions -- Limitations of the plan: Type divisions -- Limitations of the plan: Replacement problem -- Successes of the plan: Total army strength -- Successes of the plan: Operational fit -- Successes of the plan: Political and military reality -- Successes of the plan: Planning process -- Successes of the plan: Competence in planning -- What was the Victory plan? -- Appendix: Army portion of the Victory plan -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
609595389
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
World War II 50th anniversary commemorative ed.
Extent
x, 158 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • tmp97386447
  • (GPO)99296880
Label
An unknown future and a doubtful present : writing the victory plan of 1941, by Charles E. Kirkpatrick
Publication
Note
Earlier printing available for sale from the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., Stock number 008-029-00208-6, Price $6.00
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [139]-151) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1: Planner -- Development of a strategic thinker -- Student of applied strategy: the reading program of a professional officer -- 2: Requirement -- Military in 1941 -- Marshall orders a new plan -- 3: Strategic Estimates -- First steps: Outlining the problem -- Question 1: National objective -- Question 2: Military strategy -- Question 3: Military forces -- 4: Detailed Planning -- At issue: How many divisions? -- Structure of the division: planning considerations -- Organizing the force: influence of the war plan -- Mission 1: Hemispheric defense -- Mission 2: Defend the outlying possessions -- Mission 3: Overseas task forces -- Recapitulation -- 5: Assessments -- Limitations of the plan: Total divisions -- Limitations of the plan: Type divisions -- Limitations of the plan: Replacement problem -- Successes of the plan: Total army strength -- Successes of the plan: Operational fit -- Successes of the plan: Political and military reality -- Successes of the plan: Planning process -- Successes of the plan: Competence in planning -- What was the Victory plan? -- Appendix: Army portion of the Victory plan -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
609595389
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
World War II 50th anniversary commemorative ed.
Extent
x, 158 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • tmp97386447
  • (GPO)99296880

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