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My Lectures on Small War, held at the War College in 1810 and 1811

Christopher Daase and James W. Davis

in Clausewitz on Small War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737131
eISBN:
9780191800603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737131.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In his “Lectures on Small War” held at the Prussian War College in 1810 and 1811, Clausewitz analyzed small-unit warfare by studying the rebellion in the Vendée (1793–8), the Tyrolean uprising of ... More


Doctrine and Stability Operations

Jennifer Morrison Taw

in Mission Revolution: The U.S. Military and Stability Operations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153256
eISBN:
9780231526821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153256.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the development of military doctrine on stability operations. The introduction of the 1935 Marine Corps manual Small Wars Operations, which detailed stability operations from ... More


The Evolution of Combined Action Platoons

John Southard

in Defend and Befriend: The U.S. Marine Corps and Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145266
eISBN:
9780813145464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145266.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter chronicles the role that counterinsurgency played in the development of U.S. Marine Corps doctrine between World War I and Vietnam. The World War I–era Marine Corps amalgamated the ... More


Postelection Nicaragua, 1929

David J. Bettez

in Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144573
eISBN:
9780813145143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

In early November 1928 the Marines oversee a peaceful national election in Nicaragua, which Liberal candidate José Moncada wins. After the election, Feland remains in Nicaragua, and the campaign ... More


The Indian Army in Africa and Italy: 1940–4

Kaushik Roy

in India and World War II: War, Armed Forces, and Society, 1939–45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463534
eISBN:
9780199087181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463534.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The Indian Army defeated the Italians in Abyssinia and played a crucial role in containing Erwin Rommel’s Panzerarmee Afrika in Egypt–Libya in 1941–2. The Indian troops proved themselves masters of ... More


Defending the realm: The politics of Britains small wars since 1945

Aaron Edwards

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719084416
eISBN:
9781781704738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084416.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Britain is often revered for its extensive experience of waging ‘small wars’. Its long imperial history is littered with high profile counter-insurgency campaigns, thus marking it out as the world's ... More


The Recruiter’s Eye on the ‘Primitive’: Those Who Went to the Great War and Those Who Wouldn’t

Radhika Singha

in The Coolie's Great War: Indian Labour in a Global Conflict, 1914-1921

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197525586
eISBN:
9780197554562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525586.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

(237words) This chapter explores the deepening during World War one of colonial interest in the military, labor and political potential of those it categorized as ‘primitive’ populations. Among these ... More


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