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Lessons on the Somme: The Tactical Use of the 2nd Guards Brigade Machine Gun Company at the Battle of Flers-Courcelette, September 1916

Durey, M. (2016) Lessons on the Somme: The Tactical Use of the 2nd Guards Brigade Machine Gun Company at the Battle of Flers-Courcelette, September 1916. Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, 94 (No. 378). pp. 129-144.

Abstract

The article explores the early mistakes (as seen by the participants at Loos and later at Flers Courcelette) in their tactical use and the evolution of massed MG tactics after the publication of SS106 'Notes on the Tactical Employment of Machine Guns and Lewis Guns' (GHQ March 1916).

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Arts
Publisher: The Society for Army Historical Research
Publishers Website: http://www.sahr.co.uk/contents.html
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/37226
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