March 1940

Scouts!! Information Please

Volume 24, Issue 1
Author: 

INFORMATION! Every commander must have it. Every commander must take the necessary steps to get it. Then, he must make intelligent use of it. Else, according to history, success will not he associated with his name.

From Moses to Franco successful leaders of expeditions have unceasingly dispatched emissaries to procure essential information of their opponents and the terrain occupied by them. It appears, without exception, that the degree of ultimate success of these leaders, in the conquest of their foes, has been directly proportional to the proficiency of their scouts.

If you are an MCA&F Member

Click here to login and view all Leatherneck and Marine Corps Gazette articles

OR Join the MCA&F to continue reading

By becoming a member of the Marine Corps Association & Foundation, you gain access to the entire library of articles from Leatherneck Magazine and the Marine Corps Gazette. Click here to sign up online and continue reading this article