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historical perspective on light infantry

Scott R. McMichael

historical perspective on light infantry

by Scott R. McMichael

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Published by U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Fort Leavenworth, KS, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Light infantry,
  • Infantry drill and tactics,
  • Military history, Modern -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Other titlesLight infantry.
    Statementby Scott R. McMichael.
    SeriesResearch survey / Combat Studies Institute ;, no. 6, Research survey (U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. Combat Studies Institute) ;, no. 6.
    ContributionsU.S. Army Command and General Staff College. Combat Studies Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUD145 .M37 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 239 p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2493312M
    LC Control Number87600239

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Historical perspective on light infantry xvii, pages (OCoLC) Online version: McMichael, Scott R. (Scott Ray), Historical perspective on light infantry.

Fort Leavenworth, KS: U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet.

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