James N. Mattis (shown testifying before Congress in 2013) was a Marine who demanded “ferocity” from his troops in battle. But he’s also a strategic thinker and scholar who ordered his officers to read military history.
James N. Mattis (shown testifying before Congress in 2013) was a Marine who demanded “ferocity” from his troops in battle. But he’s also a strategic thinker and scholar who ordered his officers to read military history. File photo The Associated Press
James N. Mattis (shown testifying before Congress in 2013) was a Marine who demanded “ferocity” from his troops in battle. But he’s also a strategic thinker and scholar who ordered his officers to read military history. File photo The Associated Press

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