Chapter Three. The War Experienced: Command, Strategy, and Tactics, 1914–18

  1. John Horne Professor member
  1. Hew Strachan Professor Fellow

Published Online: 19 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch3

A Companion to World War I

A Companion to World War I

How to Cite

Strachan, H. (2010) The War Experienced: Command, Strategy, and Tactics, 1914–18, in A Companion to World War I (ed J. Horne), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. All Souls College, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405123860

Online ISBN: 9781444323634

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Keywords:

  • the war experienced - command, strategy and tactics, 1914–18;
  • grand strategy - phrase associated with World War II encompassing the direction of war;
  • grand strategy in World War II - product of institutional integration;
  • fault-lines in British decision-making - in Gallipoli campaign;
  • Marne and maneuver battle;
  • trenches, clear tactical purpose - saving lives;
  • submarine campaign - retaliation for allied blockade of Germany;
  • biggest technical change over course of the war - the perfection of artillery

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References and Further Reading