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
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Barry, Steven Thomas
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • United States
  • Command of troops
  • Leadership
  • Tactics
  • Unified operations (Military science)
  • United States
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 191-252) 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
  • 4196725-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4196725
  • (Sirsi) o818143714
  • (OCoLC)818143714
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 191-252) 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
  • 4196725-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4196725
  • (Sirsi) o818143714
  • (OCoLC)818143714

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