Search Results: an-army-of-brigadiers-british-brigade-commanders-at-the-battle-of-arras-1917-wolverhampton-military-studies

An Army of Brigadiers

British Brigade Commanders at the Battle of Arras 1917

Author: Trevor Harvey

Publisher: Helion

ISBN: 9781911512004

Category:

Page: 356

View: 6212

There have been two major studies in recent years that have explored the roles and responsibilities of British generals at different levels within the British Expeditionary Force's command structure. Dr Simon Innes-Robbins has written about the generals at predominantly GHQ and Army levels whilst Dr Andy Simpson has explored the development of the role of corps commanders during the Great War. For the first time Dr Trevor Harvey's study provides an analysis of command at the level of the infantry brigade. His study is based on a critical period during the Great War, the period from late in the Battle of the Somme to the end of the Battle of Arras in mid-May 1917. Dr Harvey's analysis is based on the service records of 116 brigadier-generals whose brigades played some part in the Battle of Arras. He explores their roles, responsibilities and backgrounds, both in theory and in practice, in the lead-up to and during the battle to explain and illustrate the range and limitations of their commands. Based on this analysis, Dr Harvey presents case studies of five brigadier-generals, their staff officers and their battalion commanders. Each brigadier-general has been selected from one of the five corps that participated in the Battle of Arras which provides an operational backdrop to the exploration of their roles. The brigadier-generals exhibit, in different combinations, their different operational experiences, their different career paths and their different personal characteristics. In undertaking his research, Dr Harvey has drawn on a wide variety sources, including diaries, letters and personal papers privately held by descendants of his chosen subjects. From the evidence drawn from the case studies, Dr Harvey identifies a series of threads about the responsibilities and actions which these brigade commanders share. He argues that the application of these threads enables the orthodox 'administration and training' interpretation of the role of brigadier-generals to be successfully challenged as both unnecessarily narrow and unduly limited. Dr Harvey's study has been praised by his examiners because 'it provides unique and original insights on British operations on the Western Front in 1916-17 which will be of great interest to scholars interested in British generalship during the First World War'. This ground-breaking study is a significant addition to the historiography of generalship during the Great War.

Meine kriegserinnerungen

Author: E. Ludendorff

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5883028616

Category: History

Page: 628

View: 1402

Meine kriegserinnerungen, 1914-1918. Mit zahlreichen skizzen und planen.

Entwicklung der Taktik im Weltkriege

Author: William Balck

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783737216500

Category:

Page: 444

View: 1032

Lederstrumpf

Die fünf Erzählungen

Author: James Fenimore Cooper

Publisher: Neues Leben

ISBN: 3355500526

Category: Fiction

Page: 576

View: 902

Generationen von Lesern haben sich an den "Lederstrumpfgeschichten" Coopers begeistert und die Abenteuer verfolgt, die der Fallensteller und Waldläufer Natty Bumppo und sein Freund, der Delawarenhäuptling Große Schlange, in den Zeiten der Besiedlung Amerikas zu bestehen haben. Sie werden von den vordringenden Siedlern immer weiter nach Westen verdrängt und müssen erleben, daß der Untergang des roten Mannes besiegelt ist.

Deutschlands Hochseeflotte Im Weltkrieg

Author: Admiral Reinhard Scheer

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 384601883X

Category: World War, 1914-1918

Page: 576

View: 5515

Der verbannte Stratege

Xenophon und der Tod des Thukydides

Author: Rainer Nickel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783805347556

Category: Electronic books

Page: 144

View: 8226

Die zweite Phase der englischen Reformation (1547-1603) und die Geburt der anglikanischen via Media

Author: Diarmaid MacCulloch,Heribert Smolinsky

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783402029794

Category: History

Page: 185

View: 1272

GER-FUNF JAHRE TURKEI

Author: Otto Viktor Karl 185 Liman Von Sanders

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781362406174

Category: History

Page: 414

View: 4377

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Die deutschen Luftstreitkräfte im Weltkriege

Author: Georg Paul Neumann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Aeronautics, Military

Page: 600

View: 5524

Geschichte des Todes

Author: Philippe Ariès

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783423301695

Category: Attitude to death

Page: 835

View: 1286

Der Krieg in der Ostsee

Author: Rudolph Firle

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3954271338

Category:

Page: 304

View: 9889

Der erste Weltkrieg stand insbesondere zu Beginn im Zeichen der Seem chte. Dieses Werk, herausgegeben vom Marine-Archiv, also von kaum zu berbietender Authentizit t, beschreibt die taktischen berlegungen, aber auch die Kriegshandlungen der Jahre 1914 und 1915, die durch schwere Verluste der kaiserlichen Marine gepr gt waren. So entstand ein aus historischer, aber auch marinetaktischer Sicht einmaliges Dokument. Der 2. Band (1915-1918) wird in K rze erscheinen.

U-Boot-Abenteuer im Sperrgebiet

Author: K. E. Selow-Serman

Publisher: epubli

ISBN: 3745001680

Category: History

Page: N.A

View: 9826

Detaillierte und aufregende Schilderungen der noch jungen deutschen U-Boots-Waffe des Ersten Weltkrieges. Das Buch begleitet nicht weniger als acht U-Boots-Kommandanten bei der pflichtgetreuen Erfüllung ihrer Aufgaben. Dabei werden die Gefahren von U-Bootfallen, Minen, sowie sonderliche Erlebnisse mit einem geheimnisvollen Segelschiff und einem brennenden Meer beschrieben.

Georg von Hevesy, 1885-1966

Wissenschaftler ohne Grenzen

Author: Siegfried Niese

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783899690811

Category: Chemists

Page: 408

View: 7906

Betrachtungen Zum Weltkriege, 1. Teil. VOR Dem Kriege

Author: Th Von Bethmann Hollweg

Publisher: Trieste Publishing

ISBN: 9780649081905

Category:

Page: 220

View: 7355

Trieste Publishing has a massive catalogue of classic book titles. Our aim is to provide readers with the highest quality reproductions of fiction and non-fiction literature that has stood the test of time. The many thousands of books in our collection have been sourced from libraries and private collections around the world.The titles that Trieste Publishing has chosen to be part of the collection have been scanned to simulate the original. Our readers see the books the same way that their first readers did decades or a hundred or more years ago. Books from that period are often spoiled by imperfections that did not exist in the original. Imperfections could be in the form of blurred text, photographs, or missing pages. It is highly unlikely that this would occur with one of our books. Our extensive quality control ensures that the readers of Trieste Publishing's books will be delighted with their purchase. Our staff has thoroughly reviewed every page of all the books in the collection, repairing, or if necessary, rejecting titles that are not of the highest quality. This process ensures that the reader of one of Trieste Publishing's titles receives a volume that faithfully reproduces the original, and to the maximum degree possible, gives them the experience of owning the original work.We pride ourselves on not only creating a pathway to an extensive reservoir of books of the finest quality, but also providing value to every one of our readers. Generally, Trieste books are purchased singly - on demand, however they may also be purchased in bulk. Readers interested in bulk purchases are invited to contact us directly to enquire about our tailored bulk rates.

Humphry Clinkers Reise

Author: Tobias George Smollett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783717518969

Category:

Page: 719

View: 4133

Deutschlands Heldenkampf, 1914-1918

Author: Friedrich von Bernhardi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: World War, 1914-1918

Page: 544

View: 6694

Die Tegetthoff-Klasse

Modellbau, Technik, Geschichte

Author: Friedrich Prasky

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Battleships

Page: 271

View: 4922

Englands Ende in der Schlacht bei Dorking

Erinnerungen eines alten Britten im nächsten Jahrhundert

Author: George Tomkyns Chesney

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783743489462

Category:

Page: 108

View: 7627

Englands Ende in der Schlacht bei Dorking - Erinnerungen eines alten Britten im nachsten Jahrhundert ist ein unveranderter, hochwertiger Nachdruck der Originalausgabe aus dem Jahr 1879. Hansebooks ist Herausgeber von Literatur zu unterschiedlichen Themengebieten wie Forschung und Wissenschaft, Reisen und Expeditionen, Kochen und Ernahrung, Medizin und weiteren Genres. Der Schwerpunkt des Verlages liegt auf dem Erhalt historischer Literatur. Viele Werke historischer Schriftsteller und Wissenschaftler sind heute nur noch als Antiquitaten erhaltlich. Hansebooks verlegt diese Bucher neu und tragt damit zum Erhalt selten gewordener Literatur und historischem Wissen auch fur die Zukunft bei."

Find eBook