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Tactics and technics: technology and the Canadian Corps, 1914-1918.

William G.P Rawling

Tactics and technics: technology and the Canadian Corps, 1914-1918.

by William G.P Rawling

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Pagination453 leaves
Number of Pages453
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The Road Past Vimy: The Canadian Corps D. J. Goodspeed: Military History (Canadian) The History of the Twentieth Canadian Battalion (Central Ontario Regiment) Canadian Expeditionary Force in the Great War, D.J. Corrigal: Regimental History (Canadian) The Letters of a Young Canadian Soldier during World War I: Dale McClare. They were probably the finest operations conducted by the Canadian Corps. This book is an excellent overview of these final battles of the First World War. Travers, Tim. Command and Technology in the British Army on the Western Front, – London .

  Surviving Trench Warfare, Technology and the Canadian Corps, Bill Rawling. The Mallet thesis [from which you quote] doesn't mention the Canadian involvement and Rawling's book doesn't mention the Brand experiments of November, It would be interesting to find out what was meant by 'the German lead.' Chris Henschke. There is then a chapter covering the battles of Vimy Ridge, Hill 70 and Passchendaele in , battles where the Canadian Corps demonstrated how truly professional it had become because of innovative changes in tactics and technology introduced in the five months after the battle of the Somme.

Bill Rawling,. Surviving Trench Warfare: Technology and the Canadian Corps, (Toronto, ), p John Swettenham, To Seize the Victory: The Canadian Corps in World War 1 (Toronto ), p Nicholson, p. Andrew B. Godefroy (BA History/Political Science, Concordia University) is a Department of National Defence. Tim Cook CM (born in Kingston, Ontario) is a Canadian military historian and author. Cook is an historian at the Canadian War Museum and the author of eleven books about the military history of Canada during World War I. Having written extensively about World War I, Cook's focus shifted to Canada's involvement in World War II with the publication of the first volume in a two-volume.


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Tactics and technics: technology and the Canadian Corps, 1914-1918 by William G.P Rawling Download PDF EPUB FB2

The horrors of the First World War were the product of a new and unprecedented type of industrial warfare. To survive and win demanded not just new technology but the techniques to use it effectively. In Surviving Trench Warfare, Bill Rawling takes a close look at how technology and tactics came together in the Canadian Corps.

Drawing on a wide range of sources, from interviews to staff. The horrors of the First World War were the product of a new and unprecedented type of industrial warfare. To survive and win demanded not just new technology but the techniques to use it effectively. In Surviving Trench Warfare, Bill Rawling takes a close look at how technology and tactics came together in the Canadian : Bill Rawling.

Surviving Trench Warfare,by Bill Rawling, softcover, published by University of Toronto Press, pages. Technology and the Canadian Corps, From a summary on the first page in the book The horrors of industrial warfare that emerged during the First World War were different from the combat conditions of any conflict that had gone before, and they required a different End date: The horrors of the First World War were the product of a new and unprecedented type of industrial warfare.

To survive and win demanded not just new technology but the techniques to use it effectively. In Surviving Trench Warfare, Bill Rawling takes a close look at how technology and tactics came together in the Canadian g on a wide range of sources, from interviews to staff reports.

'This is an excellent book, a fine piece of scholarship.' (J.L. Granatstein Canadian Book Review Annual) 'Bill Rawling has written a valuable book about the Canadian Corps in the First World War, which essentially analyses tactics and technology at the brigade and battalion by: Buy the Paperback Book Surviving Trench Warfare: Technology and the Canadian Corps,Second Edition by Bill Rawling atCanada's largest bookstore.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Get this from a library. Surviving trench warfare: technology and the Canadian Corps, [Bill Rawling]. In Surviving Trench Warfare, Bill Rawling takes a close look at how technology and tactics came together in the Canadian g on a wide range of sources, from interviews to staff reports, Rawling describes the range of new weapons that the Canadians adopted, including tanks, trench mortars, and poison gas, making it clear that the.

1 Rawling, Bill, Surviving Trench Warfare. Technology and the Canadian CorpsToronto, University of Toronto Press, 2 This is my definition, not the current Australian Army doctrine, for which see The Fundamentals of Land Warfare, Georges Heights.

Bloody Passchendaele 7. Into 8. The Final Offensives Conclusion: The Canadian Corps: Tactics and Technics in the Industrial Age Afterword Appendix A: Canadian Corps Organization, Appendix B: Casualties of the Canadian Contingent and Canadian Corps A Note on Sources Notes Index Technology and the Canadian Corps,   [New] Surviving Trench Warfare: Technology and the Canadian Corps: Exclusive Online.

Hansjuergen Kleiner. [Read book] Reinventing Warfare Novel Munitions and Tactics of Trench Warfare (Bloomsbury. Kenny [EBOOK] DOWNLOAD Tracks to the Trenches: Canadian Railway Troops in the Great War () READ. The Canadian Corps has the reputation for being one of the most effective units within the BEF of In part, this reputation is associated with the Canadians' greater reliance on technology, in that most industrial of wars, as a means to reduce casualties and increase impact on the German enemy/5(3).

Here the corps began to develop the techniques of the trench raid that were to embellish the Canadian reputation for aggressive tactics. Historian Bill Rawling’s book, Surviving Trench Warfare: Technology and the Canadian Corpsremains the best single book on the corps.

Tanks In The Great War Illustrated Edition. To survive and win demanded not just new technology but the techniques to use it effectively. In Surviving Trench Warfare, Bill Rawling takes a close look at how technology and tactics came together in the Canadian Corps. Drawing on a wide range of sources, from interviews to staff.

This peridd washowever, there is ample documentation of infantry fire and movement during the Canadian Corps combat at Vimy Ridge during the larger Battle of Arras in April Constantly Shifting and Constantly Adapting: The Tactical Exploits of the Canadian Motor Machine Gun Brigades, The tactics were employed with some success on the opening day of the Second Battle of Artois, 9 Mayby the French XXXIII Corps; they advanced kilometres ( mi) in the first hour and a half of the attack but were unable to reinforce and consolidate to hold.

The Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) was the designation of the field force created by Canada for service overseas in the First World force fielded several combat formations on the Western Front in France and Belgium, the largest of which was the Canadian Corps, consisting of four Canadian Cavalry Brigade and the Canadian Independent Force, which were.

These tactics emerged gradually during the later years of World War I, used in various forms by the Russian general Aleksei Brusilov in Brusilov Offensive ofby the Canadian Corps at the Battle of Vimy Ridge in Apriland by the Germany military in the Siege of Riga in September and the Battle of Caporetto in October BOOK REVIEW War in the Trenches A.M.J.

Hyatt Bill Rawling, Surviving Trench Wwjare: Technology and the Canadian Corps Toronto: University of Toronto Press, T his book should become a landmark in Canadian historical study of the First World War, for it breaks new ground, provokes new questions and is clearly written.

The. A great book in addition to the above is Surviving Trench Warfare: Technology and the Canadian Corps Really great survey of tactics and technology in the Great War. {{Citation | title= tactics, training and technology: the Chief of Army Military History Conference / edited by Peter Dennis & Jeffrey Grey | author1=Chief of Army's Military History Conference ( Canberra, A.C.T.) | author2=Dennis, Peter, | author3=Grey, Jeffrey, | year= | publisher=Australian Military History Publications | isbn= | language.

The Canadian Corps also outnumbered the defenders by 35, to 10, and, with flank support, deployed 1, guns. This latter concentration was .During World War I, the Second Battle of Ypres was fought from 22 April – 25 May for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western First Battle of Ypres had been fought the previous autumn.

The Second Battle of Ypres was the first mass use by Germany of poison gas on the Western also marked the first time a former colonial force (the 1st Canadian.