Crossing the Deadly Ground: United States Army Tactics, 1865-1899
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BeschreibungWeapons improved rapidly after the Civil War, raising difficult questions about the battle tactics employed by the United States Army. The most fundamental problem was the dominance of the tactical defensive, when defenders protected by fieldworks could deliver deadly fire from rifles and artillery against attackers advancing in close-ordered lines.
PortraitPerry D. Jamieson is a historian for the United States Air Force. He is the coauthor, with Grady McWhiney, of "Attack and Die: Civil War Military Tactics and the Southern Heritage."
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF ALABAMA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1994
Seitenanzahl: 248 Seiten