Command and Control going into the West Woods, September 17, 1862

We often mention “command and control” in regard to a general’s performance on the battlefield. What, exactly, did those look like ON the battlefield? Here’s a look at Sedgwick’s attack into the West Woods, looking at his command and control.

Go see “Dunkirk”… It’s not history, but it’s good!

There you have it, in my “bottom line up front” method of driving home a point. If you have not seen “Dunkirk” by now, then you should.  Well worth the price of admission.  An hour and forty-five minutes of good entertainment… on a historical subject of note. But I’d not call it history.  And IContinue reading “Go see “Dunkirk”… It’s not history, but it’s good!”

Tanks! A little off topic… but good history is good history!

Let’s slide up the time line to World War II for just a bit… a blogger’s indulgence, if you may allow: But hey… he spends much of the presentation discussing the finer points of the Sherman tank, named after General William “Uncle Billy” Sherman.  So I claim a Civil War connection on that basis. ThisContinue reading “Tanks! A little off topic… but good history is good history!”