British Fighting Methods in the Great War

British Fighting Methods in the Great War

by Paddy Griffith
     
 

British Fighting Methods in the Great War is a collection of modern writings by leading experts on the war on the Western Front. Whereas much attention has traditionally been given to strategic or political matters, these essays highlight tactical issues. They show that the British high command could boast more achievements in tactics than is usually assumed. See more details below

Overview

British Fighting Methods in the Great War is a collection of modern writings by leading experts on the war on the Western Front. Whereas much attention has traditionally been given to strategic or political matters, these essays highlight tactical issues. They show that the British high command could boast more achievements in tactics than is usually assumed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714634951
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Series:
Great War
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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Table of Contents

Figures and Tables
Notes on Contributors
Introduction
1The Extent of Tactical Reform in the British Army1
2British Artillery in the Great War23
3Co-stars or Supporting Cast? British Divisions in 'The Hundred Days', 191850
4The Operational Role of British Military Police on the Western Front, 1914-1870
5The Treatment of Casualties in the Great War87
6The Rise of Armour113
7Cavalry and the Development of Breakthrough Doctrine138
8The SHLM Project - Assessing the Battle Performance of British Divisions175
Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations182
Selected Bibliography184
Index187

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