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The Resource Battalion commanders at war : U.S. Army tactical leadership in the Mediterranean Theater, 1942-1943, Steven Thomas Barry

Battalion commanders at war : U.S. Army tactical leadership in the Mediterranean Theater, 1942-1943, Steven Thomas Barry

Label
Battalion commanders at war : U.S. Army tactical leadership in the Mediterranean Theater, 1942-1943
Title
Battalion commanders at war
Title remainder
U.S. Army tactical leadership in the Mediterranean Theater, 1942-1943
Statement of responsibility
Steven Thomas Barry
Title variation
U.S. Army tactical leadership in the Mediterranean Theater, 1942-1943
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/1273
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D766
LC item number
.B36 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Modern war studies
Label
Battalion commanders at war : U.S. Army tactical leadership in the Mediterranean Theater, 1942-1943, Steven Thomas Barry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
West Point evolution -- A new approach in the classroom -- Forging cadets into soldiers: tactical training -- Into the gym and onto the fields -- Role models -- Forging leaders beyond the Hudson -- Regular Army training -- The Civilian Conservation Corps and New Deal impacts -- The Thomason Act diversifies -- The next step: Army service schools -- The Army General Headquarters maneuvers -- Wading in with Torch -- The Western Task Force arrives in Morocco -- Mixed results: elite units at Oran -- Waters at the Torch landings -- The Big Red One at Oran -- The training of one division: 1st Armored Division -- The Eastern Assault Force at Algiers -- The race for Tunisia -- Battalion leadership in the fight for Chouigui Pass -- Medjez el Bab: indicators of weak leadership -- The struggle to coordinate at Longstop Hill -- Evaluating armored warfare data -- A long February in the Tunisian passes -- Marooned infantrymen: the 168th committed by the II Corps -- Hightower, leadership traits, and defeat at Faid Pass -- Alger, overwhelming numbers, and the defeat at Sidi Bou Zid -- Stopping the bleeding at Kasserine -- A greenless spring to end Tunisia -- Operational leadership challenges -- From el Guettar to Matuer: the infantry divisions put it all together -- Howze, battle plays, and the breakthrough at Mateur -- Cole and the issue of greenness -- The last first battle, Sicily -- Thunderbirds rising: building learning organizations prior to combat -- Rock of the Marne overcoming friction at Licata -- The Fighting First at Gela -- Paratroopers in action against armor -- Conclusion -- Historiography essay
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 258 pages
Isbn
9780700618996
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013000490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn818143714
  • (OCoLC)ocn853374039
  • UtOrBLW
Label
Battalion commanders at war : U.S. Army tactical leadership in the Mediterranean Theater, 1942-1943, Steven Thomas Barry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
West Point evolution -- A new approach in the classroom -- Forging cadets into soldiers: tactical training -- Into the gym and onto the fields -- Role models -- Forging leaders beyond the Hudson -- Regular Army training -- The Civilian Conservation Corps and New Deal impacts -- The Thomason Act diversifies -- The next step: Army service schools -- The Army General Headquarters maneuvers -- Wading in with Torch -- The Western Task Force arrives in Morocco -- Mixed results: elite units at Oran -- Waters at the Torch landings -- The Big Red One at Oran -- The training of one division: 1st Armored Division -- The Eastern Assault Force at Algiers -- The race for Tunisia -- Battalion leadership in the fight for Chouigui Pass -- Medjez el Bab: indicators of weak leadership -- The struggle to coordinate at Longstop Hill -- Evaluating armored warfare data -- A long February in the Tunisian passes -- Marooned infantrymen: the 168th committed by the II Corps -- Hightower, leadership traits, and defeat at Faid Pass -- Alger, overwhelming numbers, and the defeat at Sidi Bou Zid -- Stopping the bleeding at Kasserine -- A greenless spring to end Tunisia -- Operational leadership challenges -- From el Guettar to Matuer: the infantry divisions put it all together -- Howze, battle plays, and the breakthrough at Mateur -- Cole and the issue of greenness -- The last first battle, Sicily -- Thunderbirds rising: building learning organizations prior to combat -- Rock of the Marne overcoming friction at Licata -- The Fighting First at Gela -- Paratroopers in action against armor -- Conclusion -- Historiography essay
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 258 pages
Isbn
9780700618996
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013000490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn818143714
  • (OCoLC)ocn853374039
  • UtOrBLW

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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