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So we should update General Smedley Butler’s memorable slogan from the 1930s, “War is a Racket” to reflect the fact that the benefits that now accrue to the national security establishment make those of war profiteers in the 1930s seem like child’s play. After initial successes that included liberating the capital of Strasbourg, they were hit by strong German counterattacks that began around midnight on New Year’s Eve. Both the opacity and multiplicity of organization theory contribute to the challenge of working in an interagency or joint environment.

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Publisher: BiblioBazaar (April 6, 2010)

ISBN: 1140199722

34 Division Headquarters, Branches and Services Adjutant and Quarter-Master General: 1 May 1917 - 31 July 1919 (First World War, War Diary, Wo95/2439)

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34 DIVISION 102 Infantry Brigade Northumberland Fusiliers 25th Battalion (Tyneside Irish) : 1 February 1918 - 30 April 1919 (First World War, War Diary, WO95/2463/3)

A Shattered Peace: Versailles 1919 and the Price We Pay Today

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40 DIVISION 119 Infantry Brigade South Wales Borderers 12th Battalion : 1 June 1916 - 16 February 1918 (First World War, War Diary, WO95/2606/6)

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