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From A to B free pdf Logistics includes the planning and practice of moving stuffraw materials, tools, finished products, and even peoplefrom one place to another. It carried American settlers over the sparsely populated Great Plains to connect the East Coast to the West Coast and has underpinned our domestic prosperity ever since. It also solidified the global power and influence of the United States by guaranteeing our ability to rapidly reinforce Europe in the world wars, by helping us win the Cold War, and by enabling the current U.S.military to fight two wars at once. Further, logistics undergirds the world economy as swelling populations vie for shrinking resources, including energy, water, arable land, food, and cheap labor. Natural disasters urgently increase such demand.

About David Axe

DAVID AXE is a freelance war correspondent based in Washington, D.C., and Columbia, South Carolina. Since 2005 he has reported from Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon, East Timor, Somalia, and Chad, among other conflict zones. His work has appeared in hundreds of magazines and newspapers, including the Washington Times, the Village Voice, Popular Mechanics, Wired, Popular Science, Salon, and Columbia Journalism Review, as well as on BBC Radio, C-SPAN, and PBS. He is the author of the graphic novel War Fix (ComicsLit, 2006), the nonfiction book Army 101 (University of South Carolina Press, 2007) and the graphic novel War Is Boring (NAL Trade, 2010).

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Author : David Axe
Publisher : Potomac Books
Data Published : 01 November 2011
ISBN : 1597975257
EAN : 9781597975254
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 245 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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