Infantrymen have been the sledgehammer of land warfare throughout the twentieth century, but precisely how they fought at the tactical level has been difficult to determine. American historian S.L.A. Marshall, for instance, famously claimed that most Allied soldiers would not fight at all, even when their lives were at stake.
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About the Author
Robert Engen is a doctoral candidate in military history at Queen's University, Kingston, and has worked as a researcher for the Canadian Forces Directorate of Land Concepts and Designs.
Table of Contents
1 History Against Fire 11
2 The Battle Experience Questionnaires 28
3 The Officer Respondents 49
4 The Combined-Arms Team 72
5 Canadian Infantry Effectiveness 103
Appendix A Sample Questionnaires 150
Appendix B Selected Questionnaires Statistics 166
Appendix C List of Officer Respondents 186