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The US Army War College Quarterly: Parameters

Abstract

Distilling lessons from the author’s book, The Media Offensive: How the Press and Public Opinion Shaped Allied Strategy during World War II, this article provides applicable suggestions for the US military today. As in World War II, the press is both a weapon and a possible vulnerability in modern warfare. Consequently, this article offers practical suggestions for how the press can be used by public affairs officers, commanders, and policymakers to achieve victory in coming conflicts.

First Page

117

Last Page

134

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.55540/0031-1723.3156

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