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THE GERMAN WAY OF WAR: A Lesson in Tactical Management

THE GERMAN WAY OF WAR: A Lesson in Tactical Management
by Briuwer, Jaap Jan

2-226840

The central question in this book is why the German Army had a so much higher relative battlefield performance than the opposition. A central element within the Prussian/German Army is Auftragstaktik, a tactical management concept that dates from the middle of the nineteenth century and is still very advanced in terms of management and organization.

Using more than 50 examples to illustrate the realities of the battlefield, including North Africa, Arnhem, and the Hu?rtgen Forest, the author explains why the Prussian/German Army was such an unprecedented powerful fighting force. And why Auftragstaktik - under other guises - is still the basic form of operation for many European armies, with even the US Army introducing certain elements of Auftragstaktik into its organization, more than 150 years after its conception.

1 vol, 240 pgs 2021 UK, PEN & SWORD
NEW-pb edition ......$43.00 inc

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