Members of the 442nd Troop Carrier Group plan missions into Europe during World War II (U.S. Air Force photo)

1. The Wehrmacht was the best at it and their military excellence relied on it.

The idea of Mission Command was explicit in German doctrine in the Second World War. However, it is not true that the Wehrmacht always implemented it at every level.

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The Spartans Were Morons

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National Endowment for the Humanities

Editor’s Note: This article by Gabriel Russell originally appeared on Law Enforcement Today, a source of news and views on the profession run by and for law enforcement.

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document on the Central Intelligence Agency’s website makes an explosive, if outlandish, claim: Adolf Hitler survived World War II.

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Photo by Sgt. Michael Blalack

It is not just the military that requires you to be tough and work hard. You will need to hustle no matter where you go. If you are getting out of the military pretty soon (or ever), do your best to get over the misconceptions about what to expect as a civilian.

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