Small Wars Manual

Small Wars Manual

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by United States Marine Corps
     
 

The United States Marine Corps is the largest such force on the planet, and yet it is the smallest, most elite section of the U.S. military, one with a long and storied history. This classic 1940 official government report, created by the Corps, laid the groundwork for the "small wars" fought by the United States in the post-World War II era, and has been used to… See more details below

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The United States Marine Corps is the largest such force on the planet, and yet it is the smallest, most elite section of the U.S. military, one with a long and storied history. This classic 1940 official government report, created by the Corps, laid the groundwork for the "small wars" fought by the United States in the post-World War II era, and has been used to strategize the American occupation of Iraq in the early 21st century.

• What is a small war?
• What is the nature of operations for such a conflict?
• What kind of staffing does a small war require?
• What logistical and training issues need to be taken into account?
• What is the importance of neutral zones?
• How do tactics differ in a small war?
• How should an occupying force disarm a civilian population?
• and more

Military buffs, wargamers, and anyone seeking to understand fundamental military strategy will find this a fascinating and informative document.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410224828
Publisher:
Press Holdings International
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.15(d)

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