Military Training in the British Army, 1940-1944: From Dunkirk to D-Day, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Military Training in the British Army, 1940-1944

From Dunkirk to D-Day, 1st Edition

By Dr Timothy Harrison Place, Timothy Harrison Place


240 pages

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pub: 2000-10-11
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In this study, the author traces the reasons for the British Army's tactical weakness in Normany to flaws in its training in Britain. The armour suffered from failures of experience. Disagreements between General Montgomery and the War Office exacerbated matters.

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Immensely detailed yet comprehensible and logical, Military Training in the British Army is a thought provoking study. It will be of particular interest to military historians who focus on operations and to service professionals.

- Twentieth Century British History

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Military History and Policy

This series publishes studies on historical and contemporary aspects of land power, spanning the period from the eighteenth century to the present day, and will include national, international and comparative studies. From time to time, the series will publish edited collections of essays and ‘classics’.

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HISTORY / Military / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / International Security