Doctrines of Defeat, La Guerre Revolutionnaire and Counterinsurgency Warfare
ARMY STUDENT DETACHMENT FORT BENJAMIN HARRISON IN
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This study compares the military doctrines used by the French in the Algerian War and the United States in the Vietnam War. The objective of this thesis is to determine why both doctrines failed. The author examines the doctrines at the strategic and operational levels in order to determine at what level of command and application failure occurred. This study provides the historical development of each doctrine as well as a framework of warfare to establish a base theory from which to examine the doctrines.... Military History, Vietnam War, Army - France, Algerian War, Army - United States.
- Government and Political Science
- Unconventional Warfare