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Delivering Exceptional Project Results by Jamal Moustafaev

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Are We Supposed to Negotiate on Projects?

Historical Perspective

Operation Husky—Allied Forces and Don Calo

Operation Husky, the Allied invasion of Sicily started on July 9, 1943. It was a large-scale amphibious and airborne operation, followed by six weeks of land combat. The Anglo-Canadian Forces landed on the east cost of the island and had a seemingly simple task in front of them. The resistance was known to be poorly equipped with weapons and ammunition; in some cases, their positions were defended by captured Russian artillery that nobody could operate because the Italian army forgot to translate the operating manuals. And yet, despite all of the planning shortcomings, the Italians fought well. English and Canadian forces spent five ...

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