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Colonel Ralph M. Mitchell wrote this special study while he was a student at the United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. A graduate of the United States Military Academy, he received a master's degree in history from Rice University, Houston, Texas. He also had a tour of duty as an instructor and assistant professor of military history at West Point. A field artilleryman, he has had numerous command and staff assignments including command of the 1st Battalion, 11th...See more