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  • Hardcover
  • 408 pages
  • All the Tsars Men
  • John Steinberg
  • English
  • 07 September 2015
  • 9780801895456

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All the Tsars Men All the Tsar’s Men examines how institutional reforms designed to prepare the Imperial Russian Army for the modern battlefield failed to prevent devastating defeats in both the 1905 Russo Japanese War and World War I John W Steinberg argues that the General Staff officers who devised new educational and doctrinal reforms had the experience dedication and leadership skills to defend the empire in the new age of warfare but were continually impeded by institutionalized inefficiency and rigid control from their superiors These officers he explains were operating within a command structure unwilling to grant them the autonomy necessary to effect significant reform which proved disastrous for the army and—ultimately—the empire