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The Combat Soldier : infantry tactics and cohesion in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries

Author: Anthony King
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combat Soldiers is a work of historical, comparative sociology examining the evolution of infantry tactics in the American, Australian, Canadian, British, French, German, and Italian armies from the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony King
ISBN: 0199658846 9780199658848
OCLC Number: 852228517
Description: xiv, 538 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface ; 1. The Elementary Forms of the Military Life ; 2. Cohesion ; 3. The Marshall Effect ; 4. Combat Motivation ; 5. Mass Tactics ; 6. Modern Tactics ; 7. The Persistence of Mass ; 8. Battle Drills ; 9. Training ; 10. Professional Solidarity ; 11. The Female Soldier ; 12. The Professional Society ; Bibliography
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This is all first class and worthy of a close read, especially by those involved in the training of British front line infantry capabilities. * David Benest, British Army Review * this is a book Read more...

 
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