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Author Walker, John R., 1946-
Title Bracketing the enemy : forward observers in World War II / John R. Walker
Publisher Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 2013
 Rodman Main Adult  940.541 W181    AVAILABLE
 Rodman Main Adult  940.541 W181    AVAILABLE
 Rodman Branch Adult  940.541 W181    AVAILABLE
Descript xxii, 274 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Content text
Media unmediated
Carrier volume
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The evolution of forward observation -- Mobilizing for war: the 37th (Ohio National Guard) and 87th Divisions -- Tactical parity and disparity: different enemies -- Baptism of fire: the 37th Division on New Georgia -- Massed fires and mass slaughter: Bougainville -- Collateral damage in the Philippines: Luzon and Manila -- Initiation to combat: the Saar basin -- Forward observers in the Ardennes: the Bulge -- Through the wall and across the Rhine -- Conspicuous gallantry: forward observers and the Medal of Honor -- The key to successful infantry-artillery coordination
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Artillery operations, American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States
Artillery, Field and mountain -- United States -- History -- 20th century
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 37th
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 87th
Unified operations (Military science) -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9780806143804

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