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The Role of Field Artillery in Counterinsurgency Operations

@inproceedings{Everett2006TheRO,
  title={The Role of Field Artillery in Counterinsurgency Operations},
  author={Patrovick G. Everett},
  year={2006}
}
Abstract : This thesis describes how field artillery fires should be planned and executed in a counterinsurgency fight. Based upon historical research, there are numerous missions that the field artillery community can and must be able to execute in a counterinsurgency fight in order to be successful. Field artillery fires are still relevant on the battlefield, and leaders at all levels must understand how to properly employ them in order to apply the appropriate force required to defeat the… Expand
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