Assessing the Reasons for Failure: 1st British Airborne Division Signal Communications during Operation ‘Market Garden’

@article{Greenacre2004AssessingTR,
  title={Assessing the Reasons for Failure: 1st British Airborne Division Signal Communications during Operation ‘Market Garden’},
  author={Jonathan Greenacre},
  journal={Defence Studies},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={283 - 308}
}
Taylor and Francis Ltd FDEF040301.sgm 10.180/1470243 Defence Studies 470-2 36 (pr nt)/0000-0000 (online) Original Article 2 04 & F ancis Ltd 430 0 Au m 20 4 Not since 1854, when Captain Lewis Nolan’s vague dispatch of Lord Raglan’s poorly conceived orders condemned Lord Cardigan and the Light Brigade to devastation, has the role of communications in a military defeat come under such scrutiny as it has at the Battle of Arnhem. An entire industry has grown around the literature of Arnhem, from… 

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