3 edition of The study of military history found in the catalog.
The study of military history
Charles E Holt
by Headmoor Manor Pub. Co
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||138|
To study history, skim your history textbooks if you’re short on time before a test. For example, aim to read the chapter titles of the topics you’ll be tested on, the introductions and conclusions of each chapter, and the remaining subheadings, which will give you a rough overview of the subject%(27). Revisions have been limited to minor textual changes, and the book lists have been brought up to date. In its present form, this book continues to serve as a useful introduction to the study of military history. W.A.B. Douglas Director of History National Defence Headquarters.
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A simplified but effective version of the drill formations and movements of European armies. Proper care of equipment. The use of the bayonet (a weapon in which British superiority had previously been marked). He impressed upon officers their responsibility for taking care of the soldiers.
Taught NCOs how to train and lead those soldiers. History gives us a way of looking at how other people in other days accomplished their missions.
The study of military history is a key to self-improvement for the professional NCO. NCOs must know the roots of their profession. How and why did the NCO evolve into his current role. "Training the trainers" is a current phrase we use. While the book was later made into a movie, it's well-worth reading if only for the stories of Rick Rescorla, the platoon leader featured on the cover of the book whose nickname was "Hard Core.".
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PDF version, MB. Introduction to the Study of Military History for Canadian Students. ISBN: n/a; Publisher: Queen's Printer, Ottawa. Here are some of the activities my friends and I experienced at university as a direct result of studying history or military history: Travelling abroad with the university (destinations included Athens, Berlin, Brussels, Milan, Paris, Rome and Waterloo, among other places)Author: Elinor Evans.
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The value of studying history derives from putting military. From the U.S. Army Center of Military History: Download Chapters as PDF Files. Front Matter; Prologue; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3.
History, specifically the study of military history is very useful. In an age of intercontinental ballistic missiles, the old subjects of strategy and tactics can seem obsolete. The importance of the battles of Little Big Horn during the Plains Indian Wars or Kasserine Pass during World War II in North Africa might not be evident if you are.
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Military history. Back to 'War Studies' Of all of the disciplines and sub-specialisations within History the military spectrum is possibly the broadest of all. This breadth alone has made its study both challenging and fascinating.
The scope of the literature serves an audience which varies from the highest levels of intellectual endeavour. World War II, Afghanistan, Gettysburg, Uganda, Gallipoli, the Battle of Hastings – our extensive collection of military history textbooks covers these armed conflicts and more.
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Military history is an important discipline of humanities and comprises of the general historical accounts of armed conflicts in the history of mankind.
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1 - 20 of results modern history book. fall history book. book by edward gibbon. fall book. book by james weber. history book. The fiftieth anniversary edition of the National Book Award–winning bestseller that is the definitive study.The study of war, in short, can remind us of the tragic wisdom evident on every page of history: that humans are fallen creatures prone to destructive violence that only righteous violence can check.
The lessons we can learn from studying war, of course, are more numerous than the few discussed here.