Infantry Tactics of the Second World War

Infantry Tactics of the Second World War

General Military
  • Author: Stephen Bull, Gordon L. Rottman
  • Short code: GNM
  • Publication Date: 2 Jul 2008
  • ISBN: 9781846032820
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number of Pages: 224
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About this Product

Despite all technological advances, final mastery of any battlefield ultimately depends upon the tight-knit group of soldiers trained to manoeuvre, shoot and dig in. This book provides a crucial study of infantry tactics for all the major armies of World War II. From a crack American company attack to the desperation of a Japanese anti-tank team, Infantry Tactics of the Second World War you in the shoes of the soldiers as they fought for victory and survival.

Biographical Note

Dr Stephen Bull is the Curator of the Museum of Lancashire in Preston. Born in 1960, he graduated from the University of Wales with a BA (Hons) in history, and obtained his doctorate from University College, Swansea. For several years he worked at the National Army Museum, on a fortifications project and later in the Weapons Department. He has written many articles and books, including a number on weapons and tactics. Gordon L Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, volunteered for Special Forces and completed training as a weapons specialist. He served in the 5th Special Forces Group in Vietnam in 1969-70 and subsequently in airborne infantry, long-range patrol and intelligence assignments until retiring after 26 years. He was a special operations forces scenario writer at the Joint Readiness Training Center for 12 years and is now a freelance writer, living in Texas.

Contents

Introduction Squad and Platoon Company and Battalion Anti-Tank Tactics Conclusion Bibliography Index

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