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Title On the German art of war : Truppenführung / edited and translated by Bruce Condell, David T. Zabecki ; foreword by James S. Corum
Published Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001


Description 1 online resource (320 pages)
Series Art of War
Art of war.
Contents Title Page ; Copyright page ; Dedication; Contents ; Foreword by James S. Corum ; Acknowledgments ; Editors' Introduction ; Notes; Truppenführung, Part I: 1933; Introduction ; Order of Battle and Task Organization ; Command ; Communications, Dispatches, Reports, and Situation Maps; Estimate of the Situation and the Decision; Orders; Transmission of Orders and Reports: Communications Between the Commander and His Units; The Position of the Commander and His Staff; Reconnaissance ; Reconnaissance Methods and Coordination; Conduct of Reconnaissance; Intelligence by Special Means
CounterintelligenceSecurity ; Security During Bivouac; Outposts; Combat Outposts; Security During Movement and on the March; Security Through Deployment Prior to Combat; Screening; Marches ; Attack ; Execution of the Attack and Combined Arms Coordination; Assembly Areas for the Attack; Conduct of the Attack; Meeting Engagements; Attack Against Prepared Defenses; Pursuit ; The Defensive ; Defense; Conduct of the Defense; Delaying Defense; Conduct of the Delaying Defense; Disengagement and Withdrawal ; Breaking Contact; Withdrawal; Delaying Action ; Combat Under Special Conditions
Darkness and FogCombat in Built-up Areas; Combat in Woods; Crossing and Defending Rivers and Other Bodies of Water; Combat in Mountains; Combat at and Around Defiles; Frontier Guard; Partisan Warfare; Quartering ; Cavalry ; Missions; Characteristics of Cavalry Movement and Combat; Truppenführung, Part II: 1934; Armored Combat Vehicles ; Armored Cars; Tanks; Defense Against Armored Vehicles; Air Forces ; Reconnaissance Aircraft; Fighter Aircraft; Bomber Aircraft; Communications and Ground Installations; Air Defense Units ; Communications ; Chemical Warfare ; Smoke ; Obstacles
Removal of ObstaclesArmored Trains ; Transportation ; Railways; Motor Vehicles; Logistical Support in the Area of Operations ; Ammunition Resupply; Ration Supply; Uniform and Equipment Replacement; Medical Service; Veterinary Service; Motor Maintenance and Supplies; Repair and Replacement of Weapons and Equipment; Supply Battalions and Companies, and Ammunition Administration and Ration Supply Offices; Trains and Rear Services Movements; Military Police Services; List of Original Annexes ; Annex 8: Guidelines for Written Communications, Combat Reports, and War Diaries ; Written Communications
Combat ReportsWar Diaries; Annex 9: Guidelines for Schematics, Sketch Maps, Panoramic Sketches, and Situation Maps ; Schematics; Sketch Maps; Panoramic Sketches; Situation Maps; Appendix A: German Infantry Division, 1937-1938 ; Infantry Division Strength; Infantry Division Armament; Appendix B; Notational German Panzer Division, 1935-1937 ; Appendix C: German Divisional Staff, 1937-1938 ; Appendix D: Contents of U.S. Army FM 100-5 Field Service Regulations: Operations (1940) ; Appendix E: German Analysis of U.S. Field Service Regulations ; Preface; Foreword; Part One: General Analysis
Notes Chapter 1: General Principles
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Subject Germany. Heer -- Officers' handbooks
Germany. Heer.
Military doctrine -- Germany -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Command of troops -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Tactics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Operational art (Military science) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
HISTORY -- Military -- Other.
Command of troops.
Military doctrine.
Operational art (Military science)
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Condell, Bruce, 1941-
Zabecki, David T.
ISBN 9781626374096