Accession Number:

ADA364530

Title:

The Spanish-American War

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-04-07

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

The paper focuses on the following questions concerning the Spanish-American War SP WAR What were the causes of the SP War What strategic principles were applied in the SP War What influence did the strategic thinkers of the day have on the SP War What was the state of readiness of the combatants What was the effect of disparate technologies that were used in the SP War What was the nature of the ground campaign What effect did naval forces have on the strategic aspects of the war To what extent did the American ground and naval forces cooperate operationally and why was it necessary for them to do so How were IVjoint operations coordinated What was the command structure Was there anything in the command structure that resembled our modern concept of joint command Was there any unity of command principle applied What were the strategic implications of the outcome of the war What effect did the SP War have on attempts to improve future readiness of American forces

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE