Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1: Strategy from Fifth Century BC to Twentieth Century AD: Chapter 1: History as Practical Experience)
Chapter 1: Strategy from Fifth Century BC to Twentieth Century AD: Chapter 1: History as Practical Experience
The author introduces in this first chapter of the book the concept of a "center," which is the focus of a military force's control, supply and morale. This concept is explored throughout the book and forms an important cornerstone of the overall strategy that the author wishes to explain. This lesson is about military "centers." Students should understand the concept and its importance in military strategy, and students should be able to identify the centers of various military forces discussed throughout the book.
1) Small Group Discussion: What is a military center? What factors contribute to this center? Is the center a physical geographic point? What is it that revolves around the center?
2) Class Discussion: Ask students to explain the concept of the military center based on their group discussions. With...
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