TITLE

RIGHT MAN RIGHT TIME

AUTHOR(S)
Moyar, Mark
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Military History;Sep2010, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the resolution of the Malayan emergency in the British colony of Malaya with the appointment of General Gerald Templer as high commissioner of the colony in 1952. Some analysts claim that Templer suppressed the Malayan National Liberation Army (MNLA) and the war's momentum by introducing a novel counterinsurgency strategy and tactics through a doctrinal manual. But the author believes that Templer's success resulted from his superior implementation of existing tactics and strategy.
ACCESSION #
52367833

 

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