TITLE

Lost in the mists of Chinese antiquity is one of the earliest battles to feature a double envelopment of enemy flanks

AUTHOR(S)
Kutta, Timothy J.
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Military History;Feb2001, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details an ancient battle in China in which double envelopment of enemy flank was featured. Reign of the Chou dynasty led by Wu Wang; Rivalry between the Tsin and Ch'u states following the decline of the Chou dynasty; Military strategies used during the battle at Ch'eng P'u; How the armies were organized.
ACCESSION #
3837727

 

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