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Battling the elements : weather and terrain in the conduct of war

Author: Harold A Winters; Gerald E Galloway Jr; William J Reynolds; David W Rhyne
Publisher: Baltimore ; London : John Hopkins University Press, 1998.
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As this cogent analysis of geography and war makes clear, those who know more about the shape, nature, and variability of battleground conditions will always have a better understanding of the nature  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold A Winters; Gerald E Galloway Jr; William J Reynolds; David W Rhyne
ISBN: 0801866480 9780801866487
OCLC Number: 492683854
Description: ix-317 p. : ill., couv. ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: Contents:1 Storms, Fair Weather, and ChanceKamikazes, Dunkirk, and Normandy2 Too Much and Too WetThe Civil War Mud March and Flander's Fields3 Clouds and FogThe Bulge and Khe Sanh4 Invading Another Climate as Seasons ChangeNapoleon and Hitler Russia5 Forests and JunglesThe Wilderness and the Ia Drang Valley6 Terrains and CorridorsThe American Civil War's Eastern Theater and World War I Verdun7 Troubled WatersRiver Crossings at Arnhem and Remagen8 Glaciers Shape the LandAlpine Fighting and the Road to Moscow9 Peninsulas and Sea CoastsAnzio and Inchon10 Island BattlesTarawa and Iwo Jima11 Hot, Wet, and SickNew Guinea and Dien Bien Phu12 Heat, Rock, and SandThe Western Desert and the Sinai
Responsibility: Harold A. Winters ; with Gerald E. Galloway Jr, William J. Reynolds and David W. Rhyne.

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A remarkable guide to nature's effects on the conduct of military operations... Accessible to the layman but still of considerable utility for the expert, this book belongs on the shelf of any Read more...

 
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