Army Heritage and Education Center

U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center engages, inspires, and informs the Army, the American people, and global partners with a unique and enduring source of knowledge and thought. The Center is an integral part of the War College and maintains the knowledge repositories that support scholarship and research about the U.S. Army and its operating environment.

Myths of Expansibility

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This study analyzes the US Army’s experiences from the twentieth century’ to the present, given the demands of modem war and associated structures, including political, industrial, and military. 2 These examples generally mirrored those from earlier wars. Broadly speaking, United…