Forward into Battle: Fighting Tactics from Waterloo to the Near Future

Forward into Battle: Fighting Tactics from Waterloo to the Near Future

by Paddy Griffin

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ISBN-13: 9780891414711
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/28/1992
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsix
Prefacexi
1Introduction1
21808-15: The Alleged Firepower of Wellington's Infantry12
31815-1915: The Alleged Novelty of the 'Empty Battlefield' in the First World War50
41916-1945: The Alleged Triumph of Armour over Infantry95
51965-73: The Alleged Supremacy of Technology in Vietnam136
6The Recent Military Past and some Alternative Future Battle Landscapes173
Notes187
Bibliography206
Appendices220
IGlossary of Abbreviations and Technical Terms220
IILevels of Action221
Index222

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