The War of Positions

Place_Pub: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1917. 190, footnotes, glossary, slight darkening to text, some wear and soiling to boards and spine. The author was a Lieutenant Colonel in the French army. Preface by Brigadier General Joseph E. Kuhn, President of the Army War College. Topics covered include the present war (character and forms of warfare, combat on a front, and roles and functions of the different arms of the service); positions (organization of positions, trench warfare, and relief); attack on a position (general remarks on offensive combat, preparation of the attack, attack, pursuit, and march of approach); and defense of a position (general observations on defensive fighting, organization of the defense, defense, retreat, and retour offensif). Condition: fair to good.

Keywords: WW1, Tactics, Offense, Defense, Infantry, Tre Warfare, Attack Formation, March of Approach, Retreat

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