Battle Report: Alam Halfa by B. H. HartBattle Report: Alam Halfa by B. H. Hart

Battle Report: Alam Halfa

byB. H. Hart

Paperback | January 11, 2013

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The report of a combat action as seen by two opposing commanders. To be of any value, the report had to shed some light on the problems of today: fluid actions of mobile forces operating over widely separated areas; the logistic problems incumbent in such action; the effect of terrain on the conduct of the operation and, most important, the employment of air elements operating in conjunction with the ground forces. Discrepancies in the order of battle will be noticed in comparing one account with the other. These, presumably, are the results of erroneous intelligence information on both sides. Although perhaps confusing, these errors will give the reader a picture of the amount of information each side had available. Further, it shows how the fog of battle obscures the field commander's perception of his opponent and firmly substantiates the axiom, that war is truly an art.
Title:Battle Report: Alam HalfaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 11, 2013Publisher:BiblioGovLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:128856273X

ISBN - 13:9781288562732

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