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Dr. Samuel J. Newland

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Dr. Samuel J. Newland is a faculty member in the Department of Military Studies at Washburn University and a lecturer at the University of Kansas. Prior to accepting these positions, he was a faculty member at the U.S. Army War College for 20 years and he also served as a strategic research analyst at the Strategic Studies Institute. In 2005, Dr. Newland served as a visiting Professor at the George C. Marshall Institute in Garmisch, Germany. Dr. Newland is a modern military historian, to include the 20th century American experience, and a modern German historian. He is the author of numerous publications on military history to include two books on the history of the Pennsylvania Militia and National Guard, a book entitled Cossacks in the German Army, 1941-1945, and the author of the lead chapter in the commemorative volume, The D-Day Companion. Dr. Newland holds a B.A. from Evangel College, an M.A. from Pittsburg State University, an M.Phil. and a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the U.S. Army War College.

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SSI books and monographs by Dr. Samuel J. Newland

  • The European Campaign: Its Origins and Conduct

    June 30, 2011

    Authored by Dr. Samuel J. Newland, Dr. Clayton K. S. Chun.
    Given the significance of World War II and the interest in the European Campaign, the authors offer a fresh look at the operations involved in winning the war in Europe.

  • Victories are Not Enough

    December 01, 2005

    Authored by Dr. Samuel J. Newland.
    The author concludes that the most important lesson to be gleaned from studying the German Way of War is often ignored. That is, tactical victories on the battlefield, without logical goals and an achievable Military Strategy, will not produce positive results for a nation.