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The Perfect Sturm

Author: Captain John F O'Kane USAF
Publisher: San Francisco : Pickle Partners Publishing, 2015.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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O'Kane USAF, Captain John F.
The Perfect Sturm: Innovation and the Origins of Blitzkrieg in World War I
San Francisco : Verdun Press,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Captain John F O'Kane USAF
ISBN: 9781786250216 1786250217
OCLC Number: 975225463
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (84 p.)
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS; ABSTRACT; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Soči (To the Soča); I. INTRODUCTION; A.-SCOPE; B.-BACKGROUND; C.-PERSPECTIVE; II.-THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM; A.-NINETEENTH CENTURY WARFARE EXPOSED; B.-THE BOER WAR & RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR; C.-WARFARE IN 1914 & 1915; III.-THE BEST OFFENSE IS A BETTER DEFENSE; IV.-CENTRALIZED CONTROL & DECENTRALIZED EXECUTION; V.-THE ISONZO FRONT; A.-UNREDEEMED ITALY; B.-WAR ON THE "ISONZO FRONT" 1915; C.-THE END OF THE BEGINNING, 1916; VI.-THE SWEET SMELL OF VICTORY; A.-RUSSIA; B.-RUMANIA; C.-ISONZO FRONT, 1917; VII.-THE BATTLE OF CAPORETTO; A.-GERMANY ARRIVES B.-THE WESTERN FRONTVIII.-THE HARSH REALITIES OF MODERN WARFARE; IX.-CONCLUSION; APPENDIX A; A.-PRONUNCIATION; B.-PLACE NAMES; APPENDIX B; A.-MAPS; 1.-Present Day Isonzo Valley:; 2.-Isonzo Front 1915-1918:; 3.-Disposition of Forces along the Isonzo 1915-1917:; 4.-Movement of Württemberg Battalion October 24, 1917.; APPENDIX C; A.-THE BATTLEFIELD TODAY; BIBLIOGRAPHY

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