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Balck, William, 1858-1924.
Development of tactics--World War.
Fort Leavenworth, Kan., General Service Schools Press, 1922
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|Description:||vi, 295 p. illus. 23 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Training in peace and reality in war --
2. Mobile warfare: Training and organization ; Tactics of mobile warfare ; Changes in organization, equipment and armament ; Training regulations for foot troops --
3. Position warfare in the West, 1914-1917: Origin and nature of position warfare --
The position battles up to the first attack on Verdun : Lesson of the Battle on the Somme and the Battles in front of Verdun in the late fall of 1916 ; Utilizing the experience gained ; The battles of 1917 --
4. The War in the East and in Italy: Russia ; Battles in Northern Italy ; Mountain warfare --
5. Technique in war --
6. The defensive battle in position warfare --
7. German attacks with limited objectives --
8. Machine guns: Machine gun equipment at the outbreak of the World War --
9. The Infantry attack in open warfare: Requirements ; Procedure of attack ; Near reconnaissance ; Deployment and development ; Artillery of the attack ; Working up to the enemy ; The assault ; Influence of fog ; Fighting in woods ; Village fighting --
10. Cavalry prior to the World War: Views on Cavalry attacks ; Employment of Cavalry in war ; Cavalry Divisions ; Cyclists ; French views concerning employment of Cavalry --
11. The Artillery: Organization and combat principles ; Co-operation of Infantry and Artillery ; Co-operation between Artillery and Air Service ; The decisive battle in position warfare ; The offensive --
12. The year 1918: Transition from position to mobile warfare ; Methods of hostile defense and German offensive ; The Spring offensive ; The last defensive battle --
|Responsibility:||Translated by Harry Bell.|