ARMY Magazine August 2006 

Volume 56, Number 8

Listed below are selected articles and features of our August 2006 issue. To read all the articles in ARMY Magazine, join AUSA and get a subscription as part of your membership.

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 Front & Center

On Winning Hearts and Minds
By Brig. Gen. Huba Wass de Czege
The science of the military art and science refers to far more than how to get accurate and lethal steel on target and how to achieve a sudden, devastating positional advantage.

Terminating Conflict
By Gen. Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.
Withdrawing from Iraq before it has a stable government will repeat the Vietnam experience, will result in a chaotic civil war in that country and will be claimed as a complete victory by the terrorists.

 Selected Features

CompanyCommand--Building Combat Ready Teams: "Leading Up"
Company commanders in the field answer the question, “How are you doing at leading up?”

A Firebreak on the Fault Line
By Dennis Steele
American soldiers are trying to win the trust and cooperation of Iraqi citizens in a strategic area that lies between Sunni and Shia dominated territories.

Soldiers’ Letters to America
Soldiers of 2-8 Infantry share their experiences and motivations with the people of the United States.

The German Army: Operations and Transformation
By Maj. Gen. Wolfgang H. Korte
The commander of the German Army Training and Doctrine Command describes the mission of Germany’s post-Cold War army.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed

Historically Speaking


John M. Schofield and the Politics of Generalship
Donald B. Connelly

Inside Hitler’s High Command
Geoffrey P. Megargee

Commanding the Army of the Potomac
Stephen R. Taaffe