Battling the Elements Weather and Terrain in the Conduct of War by Harold A. Winters

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Military tactics,
  • Theory of warfare & military science,
  • War & defence operations,
  • World history,
  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Science / International Security

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7870703M
ISBN 100801866480
ISBN 109780801866487

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In Battling the Elements, geographer Harold A. Winters and former U.S. Army officers Gerald E. Galloway Jr., William J. Reynolds, and David W. Rhyne, examine the connections between major battles in world history and their geographic components, revealing what role factors such as weather, climate, terrain, soil, and vegetation have played in combat.

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