Podcast | The Principles of War Podcast

We discuss NVA casualties and the preparations for the defence of Nui Dat.

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We discuss with Dave Sabben how Artillery was controlled at Long Tan and other questions about the conduct of the battle.

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What is Mission Command and why is it so difficult to practice? We look at the modern implementation of Auftragstaktik.

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We discuss how Mission Command was used in Bosnia by BRIG Ulf Henriccson, commander of Nordbat 2 as a part of UNPROFOR.

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Delta Coy forms its final perimeter. With dwindling ammunition and seemingly endless waves of assaults what needs to be done at a Coy, Battalion and Task Force level to turn the tide of the battle?

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