The Battle of Fromelles (19-20 July 1916) witnessed the first time Australian forces were used in offenses on the Western Front, and thus looms large in Commonwealth perceptions of aBumbling British Generalsa. This book follows the battle plan from the supreme commanderas strategic designs down through the commands at operational and tactical headquarters until it became the orders sending the infantry into the attack. In so doing it provides a unique insight into the strengths and weaknesses of British command structure, allowing a more scholarly judgement of its effectiveness.... where possible australians should be administered by australians, so many of the original AIF officers with some staff ... in either the Field Service Regulations of 1909 (FSR1)60 or the Field Service Pocket Book of 1914 (FSP).61 the result of anbsp;...
|Title||:||British Battle Planning in 1916 and the Battle of Fromelles|
|Author||:||Dr Roger Lee|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-05-28|