Accession Number:

ADA148773

Title:

Conventional Attrition and Battle Termination Criteria. A Study of War Termination.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

HISTORICAL EVALUATION AND RESEARCH ORGANIZATION DUNN LORING VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

82.0

Abstract:

This study 1 distinguishes among, and briefly describes the terminations of, battles, campaigns, and wars 2 discusses concepts and terminology for war termination 3 presents three case studies of terminations of short, post-1945 wars 4 presents a survey of the literature on war termination and 5 presents in matrix form data on 13 20th Century war terminations. The study does not find any significant association between casualty levels and war termination.

Descriptors:

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE