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  • Funny thing is, that the military code of auftragstaktik in which their former JNCO Fuehrer was schooled, had one overriding rule, which you and I would instantly recognise:

    Army Rumour Service 2010


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  • Auftragstaktik, from Auftrag and Taktik; a command concept in which even the most junior officers were required to make far reaching decisions; also known as Mission Command in the US and UK. During a war game critique Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke decreed that "as a rule an order should contain only what the subordinate for the achievement of his goals cannot determine on his own." Everything else was to be left to the commander on the spot.

    March 15, 2013