Communications has been called "the voice of command," "the handmaiden of the commander," "the servant of command," and other things, some of which are unmentionable here. It Is, of course, some of those things.
Anderson, P. R.
"Operational Communication Planning,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 5
, Article 3.
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