War by Other Means - the Development of United States Army Military Government Doctrine in the World Wars

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Occupation operations are some of the most resource and planning intensive military undertakings in modern combat. The United States Army has a long tradition of conducting military government operations, stretching back to the Revolutionary War. Yet the emergence of military government operational doctrine was a relatively new development for the United States Army. During the World Wars, the Army reluctantly embraced civil administration responsibilities as a pragmatic reaction to the realities of total war. In the face of opposition from the Roosevelt administration, the United States Army established an enduring doctrine for military government in the crucible of the European ... continued below

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Musick, David C. May 2011.

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Occupation operations are some of the most resource and planning intensive military undertakings in modern combat. The United States Army has a long tradition of conducting military government operations, stretching back to the Revolutionary War. Yet the emergence of military government operational doctrine was a relatively new development for the United States Army. During the World Wars, the Army reluctantly embraced civil administration responsibilities as a pragmatic reaction to the realities of total war. In the face of opposition from the Roosevelt administration, the United States Army established an enduring doctrine for military government in the crucible of the European Theater of Operations.

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Musick, David C. War by Other Means - the Development of United States Army Military Government Doctrine in the World Wars, thesis, May 2011; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc68022/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .