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Lectures on Land Warfare

A Tactical Manual for the Use of Infantry Officers

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Author: Anonymous
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 60,710 / 196 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.7
LoC Category: UD
Downloads: 2,137
Added to site: 2007.11.15 19032

An Examination of the Principles Which Underlie the Art of Warfare, with Illustrations of the Principles by Examples Taken from Military History, from the Battle of Thermopylae, B.C. 480, to the Battle of the Sambre, November 1-11, 1918

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. . . . . . . . . . . 164-177

Close combination of all arms required--Infantry (Extent and limitations of mobility; the decisive arm in battle; the Rifle and Bayonet; the Lewis gun; Ranges of rifles and machine guns; Grenades; Hand Grenades; Rifle Grenades; Light Mortars; Machine guns)--Mounted Troops (Cavalry; Mounted Rifles; Cyclists)--Artillery--Light Artillery (Pack Guns; Pack Howitzers; Horse Artillery: Field Guns; Field Howitzers)--Light Guns against Aircraft and Tanks--Medium Artillery--(Medium Guns; Medium Howitzers)--Heavy Artillery (Heavy Guns; Heavy Howitzers)--Super-Heavy Artillery (Super-Heavy Guns; Super-Heavy Howitzers)--Table of Artillery Ranges--Mortars and Light Mortars--Royal Engineers--Tanks--Aircraft (Aeroplanes; Kite Balloons)--Gas--Smoke.

OPERATION ORDERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178-179

Orders should be written when possible--Should be "fool proof"--Ambiguity to be avoided--The enemy are . . . My intention is . . . You will--Initiative not to b



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