Download Military Innovation in the Interwar Period by Williamson Murray PDF

By Williamson Murray

Twenty first printing Paperback

Show description

Read Online or Download Military Innovation in the Interwar Period PDF

Similar military sciences books

Britain Secret War Against Japan (Studies in Intelligence)

A new look at how Britain’s defence institution discovered to interact Japan’s military because the Pacific warfare progressed.  Douglas Ford reveals that, ahead of Japan’s invasion of Southeast Asia in December 1941, the British held a contemptuous view of eastern army prowess. He indicates that the situation was once now not helped via the excessive point of secrecy which surrounded Japan’s conflict making plans, in addition to the absence of earlier engagements with the Imperial jap army and military.

Comparative Analysis of Evaluation Methodologies in Weapon Collection Programmes

This e-book is the fourth and ultimate e-book to come up from a venture entitled “Weapons for Development”. This two-year venture assessed small hands and lightweight guns assortment programmes within which the incentives supplied to humans to renounce their guns have been in keeping with group improvement tasks.

Made, Not Born: Why Some Soldiers Are Better Than Others

Why do the wrestle functions of person infantrymen range lots? This ebook seeks to supply a solution to this and different questions about variability in wrestle functionality. a few squaddies flee quick from the battlefield, whereas others undergo all hardships until eventually the sour finish. a few wrestle devices can practice a number of varieties of missions, whereas others can't preserve themselves equipped in the course of peacetime.

Just War Theory

Simply warfare conception increases essentially the most urgent and significant philosophical problems with our day. whilst is a conflict a simply warfare, if ever? Do all squaddies in struggle have ethical equivalence? what's the distinction among fighters and non-combatants? This ebook brings jointly the most very important essays during this zone written by way of best students and providing major contributions to how we comprehend simply warfare conception.

Extra info for Military Innovation in the Interwar Period

Example text

For Laffargue's contribution to the development of German doctrine see Lupfer, The Dynamics of Doctrine, pp. 38-39. I am indebted to James Hogue for the notes of his meeting with General Andre Laffargue during the summer of 1987. 93 Consequently, while the French studied the war seriously throughout the interwar period, they did not broaden their study beyond a narrow focus on a few carefully selected battles that had occurred in 1918. Admittedly, French experiences in the war reinforced the proclivities of a school system that emphasized tight control over maneuver.

Doughty, Seeds of Disaster, p. 128. For Laffargue's contribution to the development of German doctrine see Lupfer, The Dynamics of Doctrine, pp. 38-39. I am indebted to James Hogue for the notes of his meeting with General Andre Laffargue during the summer of 1987. 93 Consequently, while the French studied the war seriously throughout the interwar period, they did not broaden their study beyond a narrow focus on a few carefully selected battles that had occurred in 1918. Admittedly, French experiences in the war reinforced the proclivities of a school system that emphasized tight control over maneuver.

179. ARMORED WARFARE 19 tury; yet their simplicity can be deceptive. Few officers in the period possessed the technical background to judge the technological questions which they confronted. 43 Even more important, the modern battlefield had undergone a drastic alteration between 1914 and 1918 and few lessons of that experience were yet clear. And so innovation took place in response to the tactical revolution that had taken place on the battlefields of the last war as a crucial determinant but in an atmosphere where the experts were still developing the possible lessons of that conflict.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.58 of 5 – based on 46 votes