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The Kaiser's Army: Technological, Tactical, and Operational Dilemmas in Germany During the Machine Age 1870-1918

Eric Dorn Brose

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195143355
eISBN:
9780199872015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143355.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This volume covers a fascinating period in the history of the German army, a time in which machine guns, airplanes, and weapons of mass destruction were first developed and used. The author traces ... More


Introduction

George F. Hofmann

in Through Mobility We Conquer: The Mechanization of U.S. Cavalry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124032
eISBN:
9780813134819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124032.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of the book, which is about the history of the mechanization of the U.S. Army horse cavalry during the first half of the twentieth century. The book ... More


Tony: Rescuer

Kristen Renwick Monroe

in Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter relates an interview with Tony, who was a young Dutch cavalry officer when the war began. Tony was bourgeois, with conservative social values and strong feelings of support for the Dutch ... More


Old Soldiers

Eric Dorn Brose

in The Kaiser's Army: Technological, Tactical, and Operational Dilemmas in Germany During the Machine Age 1870-1918

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195143355
eISBN:
9780199872015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143355.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the technophobia that afflicted cavalry and infantry commanders of the early 1880s. The cavalry remained a social bastion and a political symbol of the nobility in an ... More


Between Persistence And Change

Eric Dorn Brose

in The Kaiser's Army: Technological, Tactical, and Operational Dilemmas in Germany During the Machine Age 1870-1918

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195143355
eISBN:
9780199872015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143355.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows that German Army was torn between advocates of change and champions of the old ways. The former mounted a serious challenge in the late 1880s, as shown by the adoption of the M-88 ... More


The Solonian Census Classes and the Qualifications for Cavalry and Hoplite Service

DE STE CROIX

in Athenian Democratic Origins: and Other Essays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255177
eISBN:
9780191719844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255177.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This essay discusses the Solonian census classes. It proposes a radical reinterpretation of the evidence, which also deals with the qualifications for cavalry and hoplite service, a subject which has ... More


Training and Doctrine

Timothy Bowman and Mark Connelly

in The Edwardian Army: Recruiting, Training, and Deploying the British Army, 1902-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199542789
eISBN:
9780191741401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542789.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines in detail the British army's reactions to the South African War (1899–1902) and the Russo‐Japanese War (1904–5) and how they influenced training and the development of doctrine. ... More


Saffron Walden II: Enter the Agitators

Austin Woolrych

in Soldiers and Statesmen: The General Council of the Army and its Debates 1647-1648

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227526
eISBN:
9780191678738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227526.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

On April 27, a delegation headed by Colonel Hewson, Colonel Okey, Captain Reynolds, Captain Goffe, and Lieutenant Chillenden delivered to the commons a full-throated Vindication of the Officers of ... More


Sabers through the Reich: World War II Corps Cavalry from Normandy to the Elbe

William Stuart Nance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169606
eISBN:
9780813169644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169606.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This work provides a complete battle history of American corps cavalry in World War II. It asserts that these cavalry formations made an outsized contribution to the Allied victory in the European ... More


Guarding the Potomac Line: Letters 16 through 27 Letters 16 through 27 2 January through 26 February 1862

Judith N. McArthur and Orville Vernon Burton

in “A Gentleman and an Officer”: A Military and Social History of James B. Griffin's Civil War

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093124
eISBN:
9780199853915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093124.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Griffin's wartime letters to his wife Leila and son Willie dated from January 2 to February 1862. There letters are about Griffin's brush with death after his arm was almost ... More


The General Whom the President Elevated Too High: Davis and John Bell Hood

Herman Hattaway

in Jefferson Davis's Generals

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139211
eISBN:
9780199848799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139211.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter illuminates the factors that might have played a role in Major John Bell Hood's rise: a West Point training, an impressive physical size, association with Texas, and—possibly—personal ... More


The Cavalry Settlers of the Herakleopolite in the First Century

Jean Bingen

in Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615780
eISBN:
9780748670727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615780.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The last 75 years of the Ptolemaic monarchy are less well documented in the papyri than earlier centuries, but several groups of documents from the Herakleopolite nome (south of modern Cairo) have ... More


The Thracians in Ptolemaic Egypt

Jean Bingen

in Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615780
eISBN:
9780748670727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615780.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The Ptolemies attracted numerous immigrants from the larger Greek world to Egypt, to serve as soldiers, bureaucrats, tax-collectors, entrepreneurs, scholars, artists, and entertainers. Some of these ... More


Bloody Engagements: John R. Kelso's Civil War

John R. Kelso

Christopher Grasso (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300210965
eISBN:
9780300227772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300210965.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book presents an edited edition of a Union soldier's remarkable memoir, offering a rare perspective on guerrilla warfare and on the larger meanings of the American Civil War. While tales of ... More


The Reds and the Jews, or the Comrades in Arms of the Military Reporter Liutov

Oleg Budnitskii

in The Enigma of Isaac Babel: Biography, History, Context

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759038
eISBN:
9780804773331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759038.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter offers a new and intriguing context for reading Babel's Red Cavalry and his civil war Diary: the history of the Red Army's attitudes toward the Jews, with a special focus on Semyon ... More


The Fame and Glory of Morgan’s Command

John M. Porter

in One of Morgan’s Men: Memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129891
eISBN:
9780813135700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129891.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

After General Buell was removed from his position as the Federal Army of the Ohio's commander in Nashville on October 30, 1862, the Lincoln administration assigned Major General William S. Rosecrans ... More


Mechanized Cavalry from Normandy to the End of the War

George F. Hofmann

in Through Mobility We Conquer: The Mechanization of U.S. Cavalry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124032
eISBN:
9780813134819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124032.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the leadership and the organizational levels of the mechanized cavalry of the U.S. It discusses the changing doctrine, technique, and missions caused by adjustments made as a ... More


Introductory Essay

General Donn A. Starry

in Through Mobility We Conquer: The Mechanization of U.S. Cavalry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124032
eISBN:
9780813134819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124032.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter concerns the mechanization of cavalry in the U.S. Army after World War I. It discusses the early mechanization experiments, the mechanization of horse cavalry units for service, and the ... More


The “Great Cavalry Debate” over New Opportunities

George F. Hofmann

in Through Mobility We Conquer: The Mechanization of U.S. Cavalry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124032
eISBN:
9780813134819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124032.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the debate over new opportunities to improve the U.S. cavalry during the mid-1930s. It discusses the merging of the First and the Thirteenth Mechanized Cavalry into the Seventh ... More


Hwach’on Dam– Attacks in the West: 1st cavalry Division, 9–10 April 1951

William T. Bowers

in Striking Back: Combat in Korea, March-April 1951

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125640
eISBN:
9780813135366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125640.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

In early April, as the 23d Infantry Regiment of the 2d Division (X Corps) engaged in Operation Swing to clear the enemy from the southeastern end of the Hwach'on Reservoir, the 1st Cavalry Division ... More


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