This year Mrs. Tuchman turned to the 14th century in order to gain perspective on contemporary problems and conditions. In so doing, she raised several difficult and pointed questions about the maintenance of military forces in particular and the social malaise of both centuries.
Tuchman, Barbara W.
"How Will History Judge Us? The Admiral Raymond A. Spruance lecture given at the Naval War College,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 28
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol28/iss5/3