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90-division gamble

Maurice Matloff

90-division gamble

by Maurice Matloff

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Published by Center of Military History, U.S. Army in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Army -- Organization.,
  • United States. -- Army -- Mobilization.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Manpower -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNinety-division gamble., Ninety division gamble.
    Statementby Maurice Matloff.
    SeriesCMH pub -- 70-7-15.
    ContributionsCenter of Military History.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [365]-381 ;
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16861386M

    "Command Decision" is a term that, although now much in vogue, eludes precise definition. What it immediately suggests is a military commander, faced with a difficult choice or choices, taking the responsibility for a serious risk on the basis of his estimate of the situation. The 90 Division Gamble: This document details the reasoning behind General Marshall's decision to limit Army ground forces to 90 divisions. It also tells why the program was cancelled. From the book "Command Decisions" edited by Kent Roberts Greenfield.

    up in Maurice Matloff's article, "The 90 Division Gamble" in the book Com-mand Decisions. Matloff points out that Roosevelt rejected Army plans for divisions and insisted on holding the line at 90, partly to make sure American casualties were low, partly to insure a continued high flow from America's factories not only of implements of war.   The US went with the 90 division gamble to keep more men at home in industry, but if they needed to go all Total War like the Europeans and put all men on the front they could have raised divisions.

    Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Ethics of Belief, Full text of "CMH Pub Strategic Planning For Coalition Warfare ". World War II Official Army Histories Through analysis of the Armor Branch's early years, the book provides an excellent case study in force transformation. The development of new armor doctrines and organizations to exploit emerging technologies, concepts, and missions is the heart of this work. "The Division Gamble" "The Anvil.


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Maurice Matloff. Center of Military History, U.S. Army, - Government publications - pages. The division gamble / (Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, U.S. Army, ), by Maurice Matloff and Center of Military History (page images at HathiTrust) 90 Falle complicierter Fracturen langer Röhrenknochen.

Mittheilungen aus dem Knappschaftslazareth zu Königshütte O/S. (Glogau: Flemming, []), by Heinrich Reichmann (page images at HathiTrust; US. The division gamble by Maurice Matloff. Published by Center of Military History, U.S. Army in Washington, D.C. Written in EnglishPages: The Mediterranean at the Cairo-Tehran Conferences 11) Macarthur and the Admiralties 12) Hitler's Decision on the Defense of Italy 13) General Lucas at Anzio 14) General Clark's Decision to Drive on Rome 15) The Division Gamble 16) The Anvil Decision: Crossroads of Strategy 17) General Bradley's Decision at Argentan 18) Logistics and the 5/5(1).

The "90 Division gamble" gets its fair share of criticism from students of World War II, but it is hard to see how it could have been avoided. The 90 Division Gamble. Robert M. Citino. You can break down the U.S.

war effort in World War II by the Author: Robert M. Citino. The division gamble / by Maurice Matloff. The item The division gamble, by Maurice Matloff represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.

This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch. I just watched a David Kennedy lecture Freedom from Fear where he said on October 6, Donald Nelson, the leader of the WPB, told military leaders that the conversion of the economy to the production of military materiel away from the production of civilian goods was happening to quickly.

This became known as the so-called "Feasibility Dispute," and in result the military. Implacable Foes is clearly an impression book in its scope and detail. The authors present an almost encyclopedic description of the last 18 months of the US involvement in the Pacific Theater in WWII. That said, the book absolutely shines in some respects, but in others it is ponderous and seems like it will never end.4/5.

Center of Military History: The division gamble / (Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, U.S. Army, ), also by Maurice Matloff (page images at HathiTrust) Center of Military History: The Admiralties, operations of the 1st Cavalry Division, 29 February - 18 May The Division Gamble The Anvil Decision: Crossroads of Strategy General Bradley's Decision at Argentan (13 August )   Masters and Commanders is the story of how British and US leaders set the overall Anglo-American strategy of the Second World War.

I found the book fascinating for most of it's pages. It's a long and very detailed book, but written in a gripping style/5. Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Matloff, Maurice, division gamble.

Washington, D.C.: Center of. The Division Gamble The requirements in troops for OVERLORD accented certain Army-wide manpower pinches and made the planners take another serious look at.

COMMAND DECISIONS vi GENERAL CLARK'S DECISION TO DRIVE ON ROME by Sidney T. Mathews THE DIVISION GAMBLE by Maurice Matloff THE ANVIL DECISION: CROSSROADS OF STRATEGY by Maurice Matloff GENERAL BRADLEY'S DECISION AT ARGENTAN (13 AUGUST ) by Martin Blumenson File Size: 1MB.

This has been called "the Division Gamble". Additionally, due to the US Army's method of employment combined with events of the war, the United States did not suffer the destruction of any of its division-size units during the conflict, except for the Philippine Division in See also the "phantom" units used to confuse the Germans.

Andrew Roberts's Masters and Commanders: The Military Geniuses who led the West to Victory in WWII tells the story of how four great leaders fought each other over how best to fight Hitler. During the Second World War the master strategy of the West was shaped by four titanic figures: Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt, and their respective military /5().

Maurice Matloff, " The Division Gamble, " in Command Decisions, ed. Kent Roberts Greenfield (Washington, DC: Office of the Chief of Military History, United States Army, ),   The divisions served in that capacity from October to Marchwhen replacement depots took over.

Both divisions, refilled, then began their combat training program anew.2 In late the War Department selected the 7th Motorized Division to be part of the assault forces to be used to drive the Japanese from the Aleutian Islands.

As the course of the war became clearer, a decision was made in early on the number of Army divisions needed to win the war. It was called the “division gamble.” The Philippine Division had surrendered in The 2nd Cavalry Division was later to be deactivated, reducing the total of Army divisions to Deluded furry wehraboo writes a book, hilarity ensues.

Also, Hitler was Austrian. Close. Posted by. u/Daxim Doing it again one day at a time. 3 years ago. Includes Marshall's comments on such topics as: technology; the "division gamble;" the replacement system; troop morale and the citizen-soldier; and demobilization.

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