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Title: Concentration

Action: The screen will show various images of destruction in Iraq, which shows the effect concentration has on the battlefield. Also, show the following text:

Concentration allows power or force to be brought together in time and space to achieve operational objectives
Concentration deals with the application of "purpose" to attain overwhelming effect

Voice: Throughout military history, leaders have sought to concentrate overwhelming power at a decisive time and place. The next tenet, concentration, concerns power or force brought together in time and space to achieve operational objectives. While the principles of mass and economy of force deal directly with concentrating power at the right time and the right place, concentration deals with directing efforts for the purpose of achieving overwhelming effect.

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