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Author Palka, Eugene Joseph.

Title Military geography : from peace to war / Eugene J. Palka, Francis A. Galgano
Published Boston, MA : McGraw Hill Custom Publishing, 2005


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Description x, 496 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: War -- The Wartime Context -- 1. Streams And The Civil War Military Landscape: -- The Battle for Island No. 10 -- 2. Protecting The Force: -- Medical Geography and the Buna Campaign, WWII -- 3. World War Ii In The Aleutian Islands: -- Physical Geographic Challenges in the Battle for Attu -- 4. Peleliu: -- Geographic Complications of Operation Stalemate -- 5. Amphibious Warfare: -- The Turning Movement at Inchon -- 6. Operation Iraqi Freedom: -- Geographic Considerations for Desert Warfare -- Stability and Support Operations -- The Saso Context -- 7. Decades Of Instability And Uncertainty: -- Mission Diversity in the SASO Environment -- 8. The Geography Of Hazard Analysis: -- Disaster Management and the Military -- 9. Intra-State Intervention And State Sovereignty: -- The Organisations des Nations Unities au Congo -- 10. The Case Of Bosnia: -- Military and Political Geography in SASO -- 11. Kosovo: -- Spaces of Unintended Consequences -- 12. Operation Enduring Freedom: -- The Military Geographic Challenges of Afghanistan -- Peace -- The Peacetime Context -- 13. Manning The Force: -- Geographical Perspectives on Recruiting -- 14. Training The Force: -- Bioclimatological Considerations for Military Basic Training -- 15. TRAINING A GLOBAL FORCE: Sustaining Army Land for Readiness in the 21st Century -- 16. U.S. Army Training And Testing Lands: -- An Ecoregional Framework for Assessment -- 17. Base Closures: -- The Post-Cold War U.S. Military Landscape -- 18. Verdun France: -- Examining the Effects of Warfare on the Physical Landscape -- Conclusion -- Glossary of Common Military Terms -- About the Editors and Authors
Summary The conduct of any militry enterprise is conditioned by the character of the area of operations - the military operating environment. The book focuses on the synergy between georgraphy and military operations wherever they occur
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Military geography -- History.
Military geography.
Author Galgano, Francis A. (Francis Anthony)
LC no. 2005299343
ISBN 0073536075 (paperback)