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Through mobility we conquer : the mechanization of U.S. Cavalry

Author: George F Hofmann
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the evolution and development of the US Army's modern mechanized cavalry and the doctrines necessary to use it effectively, and explores the debates over how best to use cavalry. Illustrated  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Through mobility we conquer.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006
(DLC) 2005037185
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George F Hofmann
ISBN: 0813124034 9780813124032 9780813171425 0813171423
OCLC Number: 897050750
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 578 p.) illustrations
Contents: Frank Parker: early mechanized cavalry theorist --
A reason to be! --
The struggle for an innovative doctrine and a combat car --
Cavalrymen looking for new mounts and a tactical doctrine --
The "great cavalry debate" over new opportunities --
So he lost it all? --
Sneak and peek, or fight? --
Mechanized cavalry from Normandy to the end of the war --
The terrible turmoil of postwar Germany and the U.S. Constabulary --
Conclusion
Responsibility: George F. Hofmann

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""Hofman provides an often fascinating insight into how the US Cavalry grappled with the problems of mechanization in the inter-war years."" -- Australian Army Journal "Hofmann...was honored for his Read more...

 
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