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Military Innovation in the Interwar Period

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This study of major military innovations in the 1920s and 1930s explores differences in innovating exploitation by the seven major military powers. This volume of comparative essays investigates how and why innovation occurred or did not occur, and explains much of the strategic and operative performance of the Axis and Allies in World War II.

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In 1914, the armies and navies that faced each other were alike down to the strengths of their companies and battalions and the designs of their battleships and cruisers. Differences were of degree rather than essence. During the interwar period, the armed forces grew increasingly asymmetrical, developing different approaches to the same problems. This study of major military innovations in the 1920s and 1930s explores differences in innovating exploitation by the six major military powers. The comparative essays investigate how and why innovation occurred or did not occur, and explain much of the strategic and operational performance of the Axis and Allies in World War II. The essays focus on several instances of how military services developed new technology and weapons and incorporated them into their doctrine, organization, and styles of operations.

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A study of major military innovations in the 1920s and 1930s.

Table of Contents

Introduction Williamson Murray and Allan R. Millett; 1. Armored warfare: the British, French, and German experiences Williamson Murray; 2. Assault from the sea: the development of amphibious warfare between the Wars, the American, British, and Japanese experiences Allan R. Millett; 3. Strategic bombing: the British, American and German experiences Williamson Murray; 4. Close air support: the German, British and American experiences, 1918-1941 Richard R. Muller; 5. Adopting the aircraft carrier: the British, American and Japanese case studies Geoffrey Till; 6. Innovation ignored: the submarine problem, Germany, Britain and the United States, 1919-1939 Holger H. Herwig; 7. From radio to radar: interwar military adaptation to technological change in Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States Alan Beyerchen; 8. Innovation: past and future Williamson Murray; 9. Patterns of military innovation in the interwar period Allan R. Millett; 10. Military innovation in peacetime Barry Watts and Williamson Murray.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521637602
Editor:
Murray, Williamson
Editor:
Millett, Allan Reed
Editor:
Millett, Allan Reed
Editor:
Murray, Williamson
Author:
Millet, Alan R.
Author:
Millett, Allan R.
Author:
Murray, Williamson R.
Author:
Murray, Williamson
Other:
Watts, Barry
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
Military art and science
Subject:
World politics
Subject:
Military history, Modern
Subject:
World politics -- 1933-1945.
Subject:
World politics -- 1919-1932.
Subject:
Military history, Modern -- 20th century.
Subject:
Military art and science--Technological innovations--History--20th century
Subject:
Military-General History
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
103-428
Publication Date:
19980831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9.04x6.04x.98 in. 1.35 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In 1914, the armies and navies that faced each other were alike down to the strengths of their companies and battalions and the designs of their battleships and cruisers. Differences were of degree rather than essence. During the interwar period, the armed forces grew increasingly asymmetrical, developing different approaches to the same problems. This study of major military innovations in the 1920s and 1930s explores differences in innovating exploitation by the six major military powers. The comparative essays investigate how and why innovation occurred or did not occur, and explain much of the strategic and operational performance of the Axis and Allies in World War II. The essays focus on several instances of how military services developed new technology and weapons and incorporated them into their doctrine, organization, and styles of operations.
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