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"General Orders for Sentries" as perhaps the finest operations document of all time

I contend thusly:

"General Orders for Sentries" is one of the finest written processes of all-time.

You can read the orders here, if you like, for the various branches of the U.S. Armed Forces --


On the surface, it's a pretty simple thing, being a sentry. "Watch this area. Tell us if anything odd happens."

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