Busting the Bocage: Hedgerow Fighting with the 2nd Ranger Battalion. This scenario pack depicts fighting involving the US 2nd Ranger Battalion on and shortly. Buy Busting the Bocage: American Combined Operations in France, 6 June July by Michael D. Doubler, Combat Studies Institute (ISBN. Im playing the missione busting the bocage, but i do not understand one thing. The tactic is: 1. move the rhino through the bocage to create a.

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German forces fighting from these ready-made defensive positions were, at first, able to curb most of the American advances and make the attempts very costly. Army, busting through the difficult Bocage country required tactical, doctrinal, and organizational ingenuity. Army identified and overcame the problems of fighting in difficult terrain.

The adoption of new tactics combined with technical innovations and good small-unit leadership enabled American forces to defeat a well-prepared and bustlng enemy.

In the hedgerow country, the U. Army eventually brought the separate components of the combined arms team-infantry, armor, and artillery-to bear on the enemy simultaneously.


The resulting successes were costly but effective. Combat in the Bocage demonstrated the U.

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Doubler served twenty-three years on active duty as a Regular Army and full-time Army National Guard officer. He retired at the rank of Colonel.

Bueting is a graduate of the U. In his early military assignments, he served in command and staff positions in armor and infa Michael D.


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In his early military assignments, he served in command and staff positions in armor and infantry units in the United States and in Europe.

Fromhe taught military history as a faculty member of the Department of History at West Point. His service as a full-time Army National Guard officer began in and was completed with his retirement in Doubler is previously the author of Closing With the Enemy: He is also the author of Civilian in Peace, Soldier in War: The Army National Guard,which has been hailed as the definitive history of the Army Guard.

His latest book, The National Guard: At present, he is completing a book on the American Civil War. Colonel Doubler has appeared on several national news venues and is a frequent commentator on The History Channel. He currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia – http: Books by Michael D. Trivia About Busting the Bocag No trivia or quizzes yet.

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