Liaisons not so Dangerous: First World War Liaison Officers and Marshal Ferdinand Foch

@inproceedings{Greenhalgh2010LiaisonsNS,
  title={Liaisons not so Dangerous: First World War Liaison Officers and Marshal Ferdinand Foch},
  author={Elizabeth M. Greenhalgh},
  year={2010}
}
This paper examines the work of Foch's liaison officers in order to show how their reporting illuminates his actions in carrying out his various wartime command roles. First, the hindrance of language has not been taken sufficiently into account when considering levels of operational command. Second, the evidence of the work of liaison officers is very valuable, because they had to convey the meaning to another. It continues with a case study, that of General Ferdinand Foch. It explores the… Expand
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