The Special Operations of War: Comprising the Forcing and Defence of Defiles; the Forcing and Defence of Rivers in Retreat; the Attack and Defence of Open Towns and Villages; the Conduct of Detachments for Special Purposes; and Notes on Tactical Operations in Sieges

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S.S. Rider & Brother, 1868 - Tactics - 126 pages
 

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Page 1 - LIPPITT. The Special Operations of War : comprising the Forcing and Defence of Defiles ; the Forcing and Defence of Rivers, and the Passage of Rivers in Retreat ; the Attack and Defence of Open Towns and Villages ; the Conduct of Detachments for Special Purposes, and Notes on Practical Operations in Sieges. By FRANCIS J. LIPPITT, Ex-Colonel Second California Infantry, &c., &c.
Page 28 - War : comprising the Forcing and Defence of Defiles ; the Forcing and Defence of Rivers, and the Passage of Rivers in Retreat ; the Attack and Defence of Open Towns and Villages ; the Conduct of Detachments for Special Purposes, and Notes on Practical Operations in Sieges. By FRANCIS J. LIPPITT, Ex-Colonel Second California Infantry, &c., &c. With illustrative cuts.
Page 89 - ... well-armed men, but they possessed no artillery. The entire park was at the camp of Sablons; Bonaparte at once ordered the chef d'escadron, Murat, to bring it into Paris. With three hundred cavalry, this officer overtook a battalion which the insurgents had sent for a similar purpose, got in front of them, horsed the guns, and brought them to the Tuileries. Bonaparte posted his artillery and troops in the culs-de-sac of Dauphin, 1'Echelle...

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