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The British Army and the operational level of war

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Published by Tri-Service in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index and bibliography.

    Statementedited by J.J.G. Mackenzie and Brian Holden Reid.
    ContributionsMackenzie, J. J. G., Reid, Brian Holden.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA649
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(256)p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21958900M
    ISBN 101854880004, 1854880098

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In the field of military theory, the operational level of war (also called operational art, as derived from Russian: оперативное искусство, or operational warfare) represents the level of command that connects the details of tactics with the goals of strategy.

In Joint U.S. military doctrine, operational art is "the cognitive approach by commanders and staffs—supported. The British Army and the Operational Level of War [Major General J J G Mackenzie, Brian Holden Reid] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The British Army and the Operational Level of War. Additional Physical Format: Online version: British Army and the operational level of war. London: Tri-Service, (OCoLC) Document Type. The British Army and the operational level of war, edited by J.J.G. Mackenzie and Brian Holden Reid. (cased): Toronto Public Library.

This book presents a major new history of the shaping and performance of the British army during the First World War. Ian Beckett, Timothy Bowman and Mark Connelly examine the army's strengths and weaknesses between and from recruitment, training, discipline and morale, to strategy and operations across all theatres.4/5(1).

The British Army during World War I fought the largest and most costly war in its long history. Unlike the French and German Armies, the British Army was made up exclusively of volunteers—as opposed to conscripts—at the beginning of the conflict.

Furthermore, the British Army was considerably smaller than its French and German counterparts. The units of the British Army are commanded by the Chief of the General Staff.

This is broadly similar to the structures of the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force, in that the four-star (general-equivalent) commander-in-chiefs have been eliminated since and service chiefs are given direct command of their respective services are responsible as Top Level Budget (TLB) holders.

Between and the British army fought as a member of the Grand Alliance against Louis XIV. Despite the military and political significance of the European conflict, this book is the first historical investigation for over a century dealing with the operations of the principal campaigns in the Low s: 8.

The ‘operational level’ was first articulated as a level of war by Alexander Svechin, and conceptually employed by the Soviets during the war on the Eastern Front in This commonly leads to an assumption that the operational level didn’t exist before then.

I found 'Supplying the British Army' a very useful introductory overview and source of information. I am interested in the Dover Patrol and learnt a lot from this book about the French channel ports. The subject of logistics in the first world war is so vast there must be a couple of dozen- Phd possibilities in this book alone.

At the start ofthe British Army was a small volunteer professional army. At the beginning of the Second World War, 3 Septemberthe British Army was small in comparison to its enemies, as it had been in the First World also quickly became evident that the initial structure and manpower of the British Army were woefully unprepared and ill-equipped for a war.

Antulio J. Echevarria II is the Editor of the US Army War College Quarterly. Prior to that, he was the Director of Research at the US Army War College. He is the author of Clausewitz and Contemporary War, Imagining Future War and After Clausewitz, as well as several articles on military thinking and contemporary war.

concept of an operational level of war did exist in both theory and practice during and before World War II. The Army has published a page bibliography, The Operational Level of War (Fort Leavenworth, Kans.: US Army Command and General Staff College, December ).

English, French, German, and Russian sections are provided. Title: Ground Truths: British Army Operations in the Irish War of Independence Author: W.H.

Kautt Publisher: Irish Academic Press, Dublin ISBN: Price: Available from the publishers here, priced at € Reviewer: John Dorney ‘Ground Truths’ is a re-printing of the British Army’s report on their operations in Ireland from toin. history of the operational level of war so as to clarify the nature of the problems we can expect in the future.

Historical Perspectives of the Operational Art is an anthology of essays by historians and scholars who trace the origin and development of the operational level of warfare, the critical link between strategy and.

Military doctrine is the expression of how military forces contribute to campaigns, major operations, battles, and engagements. It is a guide to action, rather than hard and fast rules.

Doctrine provides a common frame of reference across the military. It helps standardize operations, facilitating readiness by establishing common ways of accomplishing military tasks. Strategy and the Operational Level of War: Part I DAVID JABLONSKY W ar, like Gaul, is divided into three parts.

The edition of PM introduced this three-part formulation to the Army, and the version builds upon the structure by defining strategy, operational art. British Army and the Operational Art of War Hardcover – Import, January 1, by Brian Holden McKenzie, Jeremy; Reid (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover, Import "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $Author: Brian Holden McKenzie, Jeremy; Reid. Of the countless history books, TV documentaries and feature films made about World War II, many accept a similar narrative of the war in the West: Though Nazi Germany possessed a superior army.

The operational level thus is where military leaders must conceive and plan out when, where, and how to commit tactical assets toward effectively prosecuting campaigns. The ability to execute at the operational level is an art, albeit one at its most effective grounded in a set of almost scientifically formulated and tested rules known as doctrine.

The birth of the operational level of war in US doctrine is the version of FMOperations, defining it as the level concerned with larger unit operations and the conduct of campaigns. The manual further indicates that the dividing line between the operational and tactical levels exists somewhere between the corps and division level.To that end, the Army provided copies of documents produced by field units to the College.

Operations orders, after action reports, intelligence analyses, logistics appraisals, and similar documents are in the CARL documents collection. Primary focus will be on documenting operations at the tactical and operational levels of warfare.Sparrowhawk I, II and III () — British operations against EOKA on Cyprus.

Team Spirit (–) — Annual joint exercise with South Korean forces. Dwarka () — Pakistan Navy 's attack on the Indian coastal town of Dwarka on 7 September