History 101: Marshal Of France – Hubert Lyautey The French Empire Builder

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One of the best books that I bought in the last Big Bad Wolf Book Sales was called “Our Friends Beneath the Sands: The French Foreign Legion in France’s Colonial Conquests 1870-1935” which focuses on the French Foreign Legion’s participation in Algeria, Vietnam (back then Indochina), Madagascar and Morocco. Image source: Amazon.… [Click to read the rest] “History 101: Marshal Of France – Hubert Lyautey The French Empire Builder”

Project Management 101: Camp Bastion: Deconstructing A Formidable Fortress

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For those project managers out there, this is an interesting case study of deconstructing Camp Bastion (now known as Camp Shorabak) which was the key British and American forces base in the province of Helmand, Afghanistan and was constructed in several phases starting from 2005 and was formally handed over to the Afghan forces on 26th October 2014.… [Click to read the rest] “Project Management 101: Camp Bastion: Deconstructing A Formidable Fortress”

Book Review 101: Louis Fischer’s Engaging Read – The Life of Mahatma Gandhi

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(Mahatma Gandhi – One short heavy stuff but don’t mind me, I am just having a fever – I can, in fact, write weird stuff. Image source: Wikipedia)

Gandhi – I recall “meeting” him for the first time in my grandpa’s house back in the 70s. He was up on the wall with a golden frame.… [Click to read the rest] “Book Review 101: Louis Fischer’s Engaging Read – The Life of Mahatma Gandhi”

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