Lessons from Military History on Strategy, Tactics and Leadership.
Learn the lessons of military history by looking at the great battles through the lens of the Principles of War. Part of the enduring nature of war, all good Generals follow the 10 Principles of War. The great Generals of history have the ability to know which of the principles are most important at the decisive moments of the campaign.
We study the great battles to draw the lessons on strategy, tactics and leadership.
This is the 4th episode in our Bullecourt series.
"With artillery support we can keep the position till the cows come home."
So wrote CAPT Harry Murray, VC, OC A Coy after the 4th and 12th Brigades had fought their way into the Siegfried Line - they didn't get it and were forced to conduct an...
What mistakes occurred at the operational level in the planning of the Battle of Bullecourt?
What role did Gough play in the debacle?
Why did he make such grievous errors of judgement?
'Bullecourt, more than any other battle, shook the confidence of Australian soldiers in the capacity of the...
What planning was done for the First Battle of Bullecourt and why was it so flawed? We discuss artillery logistics and planning, mission analysis and how the plan came about in the time available.
This is part of our 150th Anniversary of the Royal Australian Artillery series.
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