Notes on the Evolution of Infantry Tactics Frederic Natusch Maude

ISBN: 9781230429724

Published: September 12th 2013

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Notes on the Evolution of Infantry Tactics  by  Frederic Natusch Maude

Notes on the Evolution of Infantry Tactics by Frederic Natusch Maude
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 70 pages | ISBN: 9781230429724 | 4.76 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... NOTES ON THE EVOLUTIONMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... NOTES ON THE EVOLUTION OF INFANTRY TACTICS. CHAPTER I. M Discipline means collective will-power--Its importance better understood formerly when war was chronic--Battles won by collective action of masses, not by the skill of individuals--Impossibility of conducting a battle in individual order--Causes of existing confusion of thought--Fire has always, since the days of Gustavus Adolphus, been the prime factor of success--How generals have striven to obtain it--Defects of various methods--Origin of the slow march--General method of attack previous to the French Revolution--Its difficulties--The disappearance of skirmishers and its cause--Their reappearance in Prussia under the name of Freischaaren --Attempts to regulate their action--Differences of opinion between the Line and Skirmisher schools--Entrenchments in the first half of the eighteenth century--Causes which led to their adoption--The lines of Weissenburg--Miillers Elements of Field Fortification--Fire and obstacles to be faced in the old days--Yet the assault frequently succeeded--Conclusions--Our forefathers were no butchers--.

Recruiting difficulties restrained them--Skirmishing in North America--Advantages of the Colonists--The first khaki battalion--German Staff officer on British red uniforms--Tactical and strategical considerations influencing the choice of colour for uniforms--Officers as rallying points--General Jacob and the Scinde Horse--Colonial ideas filter into receptive French minds--Social causes at work in French army--Paper warfare between the partisans of Fordrc mince and Pordi-eprofonde--The camp at Vassieux--Outbreak of the wars of the French Revolution.

Ever since firearms became the decisive factor on the field of battle, the...



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