The Mobile Defense of Advance Bases by the Marine Corps
THE field service regulations make it mandatory to estimate the situation. In estimating the situation, the first thing to be considered is the mission of the military force concerned. The study of logic teaches us that the correctness of the conclusion depends primarily upon the soundness of the premises. The most important factor then in this estimate of the situation is the determination of the true mission of the Marine Corps in the event of war.
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