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From A to B: How Logistics Fuels American Power and Prosperity

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Logistics includes the planning and practice of moving “stuff”—raw materials, tools, finished products, and even people—from one place to another. It carried American settlers over the sparsely populated Great Plains to connect the East Coast to the West Coast and has underpinned our domestic prosperity ever since. Logistics also solidified the global power and influence o ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published November 1st 2011 by Potomac Books
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Nathan Finney
Feb 03, 2012 Nathan Finney rated it really liked it
“Une armée marche à son estomac.” (An army marches on its stomach.) - Napoleon Bonaparte

“Amateurs talk about strategy. Professionals talk about logistics.” Omar N. Bradley

“Logistics has become the key to American power and prosperity.” – David Axe


After following reporter David Axe’s reports on war and technology for years, I had no doubt “From A to B” would accurately depict logistics from an “on the ground” perspective and incorporate the latest in technological advances. He did not disappoint.
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A wide ranging appetizer introducing and illustrating the challenges of logistics especially emphasizing US military logistics. It is not an introduction to the planning and calculations associated with logistics. Well-written in inspires the reader to seek other sources for more deep understanding.
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