Montgomery C. Erfourth

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Lieutenant Colonel Montgomery C. Erfourth is a former U.S. Marine logistician and current U.S. Army strategist interested in applying ancient Greco-Roman philosophy, history, and political thought to the political-military planning process.

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Erich Hermann Wilhelm Vögelin was born in Cologne, Germany in January 1901, just as Western civilization was about to tear itself apart. He grew up in Vienna, the child of rather typical Protestant parents, and joined the Law Faculty at the University of Vienna before becoming a dedicated political science professor there. Because of his vocal opposition to the Nazis…