The Canadian Army Reading List - Version 1, September 2001
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Technology

Copp, Terry, Ed. Montgomery’s Scientists: Operational Research in Northwest Europe. The Work of No. 2 Operational Research Section with 21 Army Group, June 1944 to July 1945. Waterloo Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies, 1999. ISBN 0-9697955-9-9.

The contribution of operational research to military operations is a little understood topic to most military personnel. This book documents an example of how scientists and soldiers combined their skills to improve weapons and tactics.

McNeill, William H. The Pursuit of Power: Technology, Armed Force and Society since A.D. 1000. Chicag The University of Chicago Press, 1982. ISBN 0-226-56157-7.

An examination of the technical, military-political and economic factors that created a commercial transformation that created a revolution in military affairs. Presenting several original observations and hypothesis, the author also discusses the rise of the modern military-industrial complex and the modern over capacity for destruction.

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