British Fighting Methods in the Great War [NOOK Book]

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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.
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British Fighting Methods in the Great War

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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.
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A collection of modern writings on the war on the Western Front highlighting tactical issues, demonstrating that the British high command could boast more achievements in tactics than is usually assumed. Topics include British artillery, the operational role of British military police, and cavalry and the development of breakthrough doctrine. Includes a glossary of terms and abbreviations. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135196776
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/23/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

Figures and Tables
Notes on Contributors
Introduction
1 The Extent of Tactical Reform in the British Army 1
2 British Artillery in the Great War 23
3 Co-stars or Supporting Cast? British Divisions in 'The Hundred Days', 1918 50
4 The Operational Role of British Military Police on the Western Front, 1914-18 70
5 The Treatment of Casualties in the Great War 87
6 The Rise of Armour 113
7 Cavalry and the Development of Breakthrough Doctrine 138
8 The SHLM Project - Assessing the Battle Performance of British Divisions 175
Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations 182
Selected Bibliography 184
Index 187
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