Stormtroop Tactics: Innovation in the German Army, 1914-1918 / Edition 1

Stormtroop Tactics: Innovation in the German Army, 1914-1918 / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0275954013
ISBN-13:
9780275954017
Pub. Date:
06/30/1995
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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Stormtroop Tactics: Innovation in the German Army, 1914-1918 / Edition 1

Describing the radical transformation in German Infantry tactics that took place during World War I, this is the first detailed account of the evolution of stormtroop tactics available in English. It covers the German Infantry's tactical heritage, the squad's evolution as a tactical unit, the use of new weapons for close combat, the role of the elite assault units, and detailed descriptions of offensive battles. Stormtroop Tactics is required reading for professional military officers, military historians, and enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275954017
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/1995
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 1,210,634
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)
Lexile: 1560L (what's this?)

About the Author

BRUCE I. GUDMUNDSSON is a military historian on the faculty of the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, Quantico, Virginia. Mr. Gudmundsson is a frequent contributor to the Marine Corps Gazzette.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Prologue: The Massacre of Innocents

Open Order Tactics

Fortress Warfare

Special Assault Units

Verdun

Expansion

Organization and Technology

The Eastern Front

Mountain Warfare

Cambrai

The Peace Offensive

Conclusion

Appendix A: The Wilhelm Raid

Appendix B: The Jacobsbrunnen Raid

Appendix C: André Laffargue

Bibliography

Indexes

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