The Evolution of US Army Tactical Doctrine, 1946-76 (Leavenworth Papers, Number 1)

  title={The Evolution of US Army Tactical Doctrine, 1946-76 (Leavenworth Papers, Number 1)},
  author={Robert Allan Doughty},
Abstract : The tactical doctrine of the US Army changed considerably between 1946 and 1976. The changes which took place were influenced by a variety of factors, including improved conventional weapons, increased mobility, the development of nuclear weapons, the desires of different military leaders, wartime demand, parochial clashes between various branches, interservice rivalry and evolving national security policy. The competing or conflicting demands of these various influences often… Expand
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