This work chronicles the creation of the volunteer unit and territorial battalions that became the 10th Manchesters. The author describes "th'owd Tenth's" role as an infantry battalion during the Great War and the ensuing interwar years. Using contemporary sources, the book details the 1st Battalion's gruelling training in Egypt and its bloody encounters on Gallipoli and the Western Front.
Listen Listening Band of Giants brings to life the founders who fought for our independence in the Revolutionary War. Jefferson, Adams, and Franklin are known to all; men like Morgan, Greene, and Wayne are less familiar.
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Please type in your email address in order to receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. Jefferson, Adams, and Franklin are known to all; men like Morgan, Greene, and Wayne are less familiar. Yet the dreams of the politicians and theorists only became real because fighting men were willing to take on the grim, risky, brutal work of war.
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This work chronicles the creation of the volunteer unit and territorial battalions that became the 10th Manchesters. The author describes "th'owd Tenth's" role as an infantry battalion during the Great War and the ensuing interwar years. Read more
Jump to navigation. Fowler follows the same line as Rupert Smith in pondering the implications of the shift from conventional war to insurgency. His book lacks the authority, lucidity, and historical sweep of Smith's, but he has some interesting observations on how today's "amateurs" are able to perform comparable functions to professionals in preparing their military operations. Insurgent leaders can mobilize and train their troops, develop strategies, collect intelligence, raise money, and procure weapons, tasks all made easier by globalization.
Written by an author who's relative fought in the Revolutionary War, this book shows you the growth of the leading officers of the Revolutionary War from amateurs to the men we know defeated the British Empire. I do have to note however that the title of this book was a bit deceptive and made me believe this would have more to do with the common soldier than the officers in the army. But once I got past that I found the book to be very informative and extremely readable.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Transnational politics, modern communications, and access to the tools of warfare have combined to give political movements the ability to wage global war to promote their own agendas, a development that has changed the face of both politics and warfare. Fowler examines current aspects of conducting war, including mobilization, funding, training, fighting, and intelligence to demonstrate how they are accessible to anyone and are well-suited to waging insurgency efforts in many places around the world.