TITLE

Logistics and the British defeat in the revolutionary war

AUTHOR(S)
Tokar, John A.
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Army Logistician;Sep/Oct99, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the role that logistics played in the British Army's defeat in the American Revolutionary War in the late 18th century. British logistics organization during that period; Corruption and profiteering in many areas of the British logistics organization; Strategic logistics and host nation support; Transportation.
ACCESSION #
2223780

 

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