Advice for Advisors: Suggestions and Observations from Lawrence to the Present

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From Lawrence of Arabia to Operation Desert Storm, this authoritative new anthology presents 14 insightful, first-person accounts and valuable lessons from the soldiers who have advised foreign armies in various times and places over the last 100 years. Each article presents valuable lessons, insights, and suggestions from the author’s firsthand experiences, allowing readers to make their own judgments and analysis in support of their unique requirements. The articles are presented without editing or commentary, ...

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From Lawrence of Arabia to Operation Desert Storm, this authoritative new anthology presents 14 insightful, first-person accounts and valuable lessons from the soldiers who have advised foreign armies in various times and places over the last 100 years. Each article presents valuable lessons, insights, and suggestions from the author’s firsthand experiences, allowing readers to make their own judgments and analysis in support of their unique requirements. The articles are presented without editing or commentary, providing unvarnished lessons fresh from the combat zones where they were learned. Military professionals and history buffs alike will find much interest in this unique official publication.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
• Introduction* Reading 1 “Twenty-Seven Articles” by T. E. Lawrence
• Reading 2 “The Nation-builder: Soldiers of the Sixties by Captain Richard A. Jones
• Reading 3 “American Advisors Overseas” by Edward C. Stewart
• Reading 4 “The District Advisor” by Captain James F. Ray
• Reading “Advisor and Counterpart” by Colonel Bryce F. Denno
• Reading 6 “Advising the Advisor” by Major Irving C. Hudlin
• Reading 7 “Senior Officer Debriefing Report” by Major General John H. Cushman
• Reading 8 “Some Advice for the Prospective Advisor” by Major David L. Shelton
• Reading 9 “After Action Report, 2d MILZONE OPATT Chief” by Major Gregory T. Banner
• Reading 10 “Rebuilding the Iraqi Army” by Major Mike Sullivan
• Reading 11 “The Role of the American Advisor” by Major O. Kent Strader
• Reading 12 “Training Iraqi Forces” by Major David H. Marshall
• Reading 13 “Marine Foreign Military Advisors: The Road Ahead” by Lieutenant Colonel Andrew R. Milburn and Major Mark C. Lombard
• Reading 14 “The American Military Advisor and His Foreign Counterpart: The Case of Vietnam” by Gerald C. Hickey
• About the Author

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