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The Resource Scouts out! : the development of reconnaissance units in modern armies, John J. McGrath, (electronic resource)

Scouts out! : the development of reconnaissance units in modern armies, John J. McGrath, (electronic resource)

Label
Scouts out! : the development of reconnaissance units in modern armies
Title
Scouts out!
Title remainder
the development of reconnaissance units in modern armies
Statement of responsibility
John J. McGrath
Title variation
Development of reconnaissance units in modern armies
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
GPO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McGrath, John J.
Dewey number
355.4/130904
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
U220
LC item number
.M433 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Combat Studies Institute (U.S.)
  • U.S. Army Combined Arms Center
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scouting (Reconnaissance)
  • Military reconnaissance
Label
Scouts out! : the development of reconnaissance units in modern armies, John J. McGrath, (electronic resource)
Link
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS113722
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed June 12, 2009)
  • CRDP Project record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-231) and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Figures -- Key to symbols used in this work -- Introduction and background -- Definitions -- Pre-1914 background -- Summary -- 1: Death Of Cavalry: Reconnaissance Units And World War I -- Prewar organization and theory -- Equipment -- Organization -- Tactical employment -- Tactical reconnaissance -- Operational reconnaissance -- Opening campaign, August 1914 -- Combat case study: Battle of Hamipre, 20 August 1914 -- Prelude to the battle: Cavalry operations in early and mid August 1914 -- Advance on Hamipre and the opposing forces -- Battle of Hamipre -- Insights from the opening battles -- Reconnaissance operations in World War I after August 1914 -- US army reconnaissance units in World War I -- Summary -- 2: Reconnaissance Theory And Organization In The Interwar Period -- Introduction -- American experience -- Air force as the Army's reconnaissance element -- Development of mechanized cavalry -- Divisional reconnaissance elements --^German experience -- Doctrine and theory -- Reconnaissance and the development of Panzer and motorized forces -- Reconnaissance troops in other armies in the interwar period -- British -- French -- Soviets -- Summary -- 3: Reconnaissance Units In World War II -- Introduction -- German experience in World War II -- General German theory, doctrine, and organization -- Polish and French campaigns-Ardennes Redux -- Later German organizational developments -- North Africa and Russia -- Fusilier battalions and the last years of the war -- Summary -- American experience in World War II -- General -- Mechanized cavalry group -- Armored division -- Infantry division, regimental, and separate battalion reconnaissance units -- Marine corps reconnaissance units -- Summary -- Experiences of other armies -- French -- British -- Soviets -- Summary 4: Reconnaissance Units And Operations, 1945-2005 -- Introduction -- Reconnaissance and the Israeli defense force --^Reconnaissance unit organization to 1973 -- IDF 1973 armored reconnaissance battalion and company -- Since 1973 -- Soviet experience -- Organizational structure -- Operational employment -- Summary -- Reconnaissance units in European armies -- British army -- French army -- German army -- Operational reconnaissance units -- American experience, 1945-2005 -- Postwar to Vietnam, 1945-63 -- Armored division, 1945-63 -- Pentomic division -- Battalion-level reconnaissance units -- Armored cavalry regiment, 1948-63 -- US army reconnaissance units, 1964-2003 -- Modular army -- Summary -- Conclusions -- Overview -- Light versus heavy debate -- Availability of forces -- Hybrid units -- Echelonment -- Conclusion -- Nature of reconnaissance -- Glossary -- Selected bibliography -- Primary sources -- Secondary sources -- Appendix: Selected comparative reconnaissance platforms -- Index -- About the author
Control code
ocn392874123
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 253 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780980123616
Other physical details
digital, PDF file
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: Internet from the Command and General Staff College web site. Address as of 6/12/2009: http://www-cgsc.army.mil/carl/download/csipubs/boose.pdf; current access available via PURL
Label
Scouts out! : the development of reconnaissance units in modern armies, John J. McGrath, (electronic resource)
Link
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS113722
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed June 12, 2009)
  • CRDP Project record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-231) and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Figures -- Key to symbols used in this work -- Introduction and background -- Definitions -- Pre-1914 background -- Summary -- 1: Death Of Cavalry: Reconnaissance Units And World War I -- Prewar organization and theory -- Equipment -- Organization -- Tactical employment -- Tactical reconnaissance -- Operational reconnaissance -- Opening campaign, August 1914 -- Combat case study: Battle of Hamipre, 20 August 1914 -- Prelude to the battle: Cavalry operations in early and mid August 1914 -- Advance on Hamipre and the opposing forces -- Battle of Hamipre -- Insights from the opening battles -- Reconnaissance operations in World War I after August 1914 -- US army reconnaissance units in World War I -- Summary -- 2: Reconnaissance Theory And Organization In The Interwar Period -- Introduction -- American experience -- Air force as the Army's reconnaissance element -- Development of mechanized cavalry -- Divisional reconnaissance elements --^German experience -- Doctrine and theory -- Reconnaissance and the development of Panzer and motorized forces -- Reconnaissance troops in other armies in the interwar period -- British -- French -- Soviets -- Summary -- 3: Reconnaissance Units In World War II -- Introduction -- German experience in World War II -- General German theory, doctrine, and organization -- Polish and French campaigns-Ardennes Redux -- Later German organizational developments -- North Africa and Russia -- Fusilier battalions and the last years of the war -- Summary -- American experience in World War II -- General -- Mechanized cavalry group -- Armored division -- Infantry division, regimental, and separate battalion reconnaissance units -- Marine corps reconnaissance units -- Summary -- Experiences of other armies -- French -- British -- Soviets -- Summary 4: Reconnaissance Units And Operations, 1945-2005 -- Introduction -- Reconnaissance and the Israeli defense force --^Reconnaissance unit organization to 1973 -- IDF 1973 armored reconnaissance battalion and company -- Since 1973 -- Soviet experience -- Organizational structure -- Operational employment -- Summary -- Reconnaissance units in European armies -- British army -- French army -- German army -- Operational reconnaissance units -- American experience, 1945-2005 -- Postwar to Vietnam, 1945-63 -- Armored division, 1945-63 -- Pentomic division -- Battalion-level reconnaissance units -- Armored cavalry regiment, 1948-63 -- US army reconnaissance units, 1964-2003 -- Modular army -- Summary -- Conclusions -- Overview -- Light versus heavy debate -- Availability of forces -- Hybrid units -- Echelonment -- Conclusion -- Nature of reconnaissance -- Glossary -- Selected bibliography -- Primary sources -- Secondary sources -- Appendix: Selected comparative reconnaissance platforms -- Index -- About the author
Control code
ocn392874123
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 253 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780980123616
Other physical details
digital, PDF file
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: Internet from the Command and General Staff College web site. Address as of 6/12/2009: http://www-cgsc.army.mil/carl/download/csipubs/boose.pdf; current access available via PURL

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