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Strategy and policy in twentieth-century warfare

Michael Eliot Howard

Strategy and policy in twentieth-century warfare

by Michael Eliot Howard

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Published by United States Air Force Academy in [Colorado Springs] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military policy.,
  • Strategy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Michael Howard.
    SeriesThe Harmon memorial lectures in military history,, no. 9
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA11 .H68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4721597M
    LC Control Number78008712

    Understanding of coercive military strategy is a prerequisite to the successful making of either policy or brightsideglobaltrade.com Coercive Military Strategy, Stephen J. Cimbala shows that coercive military strategy is a necessary part of any diplomatic-strategic recipe for success. Finally, Paul Miles, a soldier-scholar, shares how a chance encounter with Howard early in his career helped to shape his views, both of war and of history. The full text of Howard’s Harmon Lecture, “Strategy and Policy in Twentieth-Century Warfare,” is reproduced at the end of this roundtable. 1.

    The main strategy and tactics of guerrilla warfare tend to involve the use of a small attacking, mobile force against a large, unwieldy force. The guerrilla force is largely or entirely organized in small units that are dependent on the support of the local population. The fortunes of guerrilla warfare had reached a low ebb in the early years of the twentieth century; they did not improve in the period spanning and embracing the two world wars. Victory in these wars went to the stronger battalions, the decision determined in massive battles between vast armies.

    Through this examination of significant tank battles and campaigns, Tank Warfare: Strategy & Tactics in the Twentieth Century demonstrates how the tank remained a key part of any commander’s offensive (and defensive) plans. The book discusses the importance of particular military commanders, such as Guderian and Fuller, and includes in-depth accounts of great tank battles from Cambrai to. In this book, an acclaimed scholar of strategy and strategic theory turns his attention to how warfare is changing at a rapid pace in the twenty-first century.


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