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Innovation, wargaming, and the development of armored warfare

@inproceedings{Carter2005InnovationWA,
  title={Innovation, wargaming, and the development of armored warfare},
  author={Daniel Carter},
  year={2005}
}
This thesis examines the role of simulation in the development of armored warfare doctrine during the interwar period. All the Great Powers faced the challenge of how to integrate new technologies, particularly the tank, radio, and aircraft, into a coherent combined arms doctrinal framework. I compare the French and German experiences in order to assess the role that wargames played in driving doctrinal development. The case studies show that wargames, on the map and in the field, gave the… Expand
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