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Simplicity as a principle of war.

Warfare is a chaotic and unpredictable undertaking. Elaborate plans quickly come apart under the stress of combat. Large, elaborate, and complex military organizations do require planning to keep them going, and it’s not easy to keep the procedures simple. The quality of your leaders and their ability to do the right thin in unison is the key. Food leaders are another scarce resource. Just remember: K.I.S.S.—Keep It Simple, Stupid.

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