Last edited by Shaktira
Friday, July 31, 2020 | History

2 edition of Logistics and the broad-front strategy found in the catalog.

Logistics and the broad-front strategy

Roland G Ruppenthal

Logistics and the broad-front strategy

by Roland G Ruppenthal

  • 125 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Center of Military History, U.S. Army in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Logistics -- Europe,
  • Strategy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roland G. Ruppenthal
    SeriesCMH pub -- 70-7-18, CMH pub -- 70-7-18
    ContributionsCenter of Military History
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [419]-427 :
    Number of Pages427
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17924805M

    The Allied advance from Paris to the Rhine, also known as the Siegfried Line campaign, was a phase in the Western European campaign of World War II.. This phase spans from the end of the Battle of Normandy, or Operation Overlord, (25 August ) incorporating the German winter counter-offensive through the Ardennes (commonly known as the Battle of the Bulge) and Operation Nordwind (in Location: Along and around the Siegfried Line, (France, .   What SHAEF & others sometimes refered to as OVERLORD II, or after D+ On the game board I've pulled off Montys '40 Division Full Blooded Thrust', entirely because the defender thought the Allied team was going for a broad front strategy & entirely failed to .

      This is a book of battle, including some of the best-known of the European Theater, including the Bulge and Arnhem Bridge. But the author is more concerned with the high command, and he finds the often-denigrated Bernard Montgomery in better form than many historians-particularly American ones-allow.1/5(1). The influence of theater strategy, logistics, and adjacent combat operations is integrated into each story. (for example, the controversy over single thrust versus broad front strategy) are treated where they affected the campaign. This is the history of the logistical operations in the European Theater of Operations in support of the U.

      T he U.S. Army’s reputation for effectiveness during World War II has not fared well over time, particularly regarding the European theater of operations. This is surprising given what the Army accomplished. Just to refresh the reader’s memory, the United States went to war with a small, impoverished Army that conducted maneuvers with wooden weapons and borrowed vehicles in the . Book Reviews ham and Bidwell also state that the so-called broad-front strategy advo cated by Eisenhower was logistically unsound. Another logistics prob lem occurred shortly before the Ardennes counteroffensive, when some eighty supply trains were caught in a gridlock around Paris. Sev.


Share this book
You might also like
kirk and a college in the Craigs of Stirling

kirk and a college in the Craigs of Stirling

haunting of Villa Gabriel

haunting of Villa Gabriel

Popes poetical manuscripts.

Popes poetical manuscripts.

Care welfare and community

Care welfare and community

Marquis de Sade

Marquis de Sade

Warren City government

Warren City government

kinetic study of the carboxypeptidase A catalyzed hydrolyses of Cinnamoylglycyl-L-phenylalanine (CinGP) and Hydrocinnamoylglycyl-L-phenylalanine (HCinGP) / by Maria Yeng-Ying Kuo

kinetic study of the carboxypeptidase A catalyzed hydrolyses of Cinnamoylglycyl-L-phenylalanine (CinGP) and Hydrocinnamoylglycyl-L-phenylalanine (HCinGP) / by Maria Yeng-Ying Kuo

Report on the Asian Agricultural College and University Seminar, September 20-October 5, 1970 in Thailand and India

Report on the Asian Agricultural College and University Seminar, September 20-October 5, 1970 in Thailand and India

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

History Division Annual Review 1974.

History Division Annual Review 1974.

Dumfries and Galloway Fire Brigade inspection report

Dumfries and Galloway Fire Brigade inspection report

Logistics and the broad-front strategy by Roland G Ruppenthal Download PDF EPUB FB2

Page Chapter Logistics and the Broad-Front Strategy. by Roland G. Ruppenthal (See end of file for information on author.) Of all decisions made at the level of the Supreme Allied Commander in western Europe during World War II, perhaps none has excited more polemics than that which raised the "one-thrust-broad front" controversy.

Get this from a library. Logistics and the broad-front strategy. [Roland G Ruppenthal; Center of Military History.]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ruppenthal, Roland G. Logistics and the broad-front strategy. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, United States.

The broad front strategy is not what made it possible for the Germans to “amass such a large reserve”. The Germans had started to hold back reinforcements and replacements at or near the Logistics and the broad-front strategy book border from at least mid-August, if not earlier.

By the time the Allies arrived the Germans had already had two weeks to plan and start manning a. THE ANVIL DECISION: CROSSROADS OF STRATEGY by Maurice Matloff: GENERAL BRADLEY'S DECISION AT ARGENTAN (13 AUGUST ) by Martin Blumenson: LOGISTICS AND THE BROAD-FRONT STRATEGY by Roland G.

Ruppenthal: THE DECISION TO LAUNCH OPERATION MARKET-GARDEN by Charles B. MacDonald: The Mediterranean at the Cairo-Tehran Conferences 11) Macarthur and the Admiralties 12) Hitler's Decision on the Defense of Italy 13) General Lucas at Anzio 14) General Clark's Decision to Drive on Rome 15) The Division Gamble 16) The Anvil Decision: Crossroads of Strategy 17) General Bradley's Decision at Argentan 18) Logistics and the 5/5(1).

Logistics and the Broad-Front The Broad Front Approach was driven by the reality of the logistics siutation in the early autumn of Excellent analysis is given in this book. And the book points out correctly, that FM Montgomery did not intend Market Garden to be a single thrust to Berlin since it could not be supported logistically.

Axis History Forum. the editors of JMH give the author of a book that receives a poor review the opportunity to respond in the same issue in which the review appears.) Having just re-read the chapter from the book entitled "Command Decisions" Chapter 18 "Logistics and the Broad-Front Strategy" by Roland G.

Ruppenthalyou can read it here. Logistics and high-level planning (for example, the controversy over single-thrust versus broad-front strategy) are treated where they affected the campaign. Staff operations at army or corps level are discussed when relevant to the development of tactical plans and by: 5.

global logistics and strategy: U.S. Army logistics, primarily of ground forces, in its relation to global strategy; the treatment is from the viewpoint of the central administration in Washington-Joint and Combined Chiefs of Staff, the War Department General Staff, and the Services of Supply.

In late August defeat of the Wehrmacht seemed assured. On Decem however, the Germans counterattacked. Received wisdom says that Eisenhower’s Broad Front strategy caused his armies to stall in early September, and his subsequent failure to concentrate his forces brought about deadlock and opened the way for the German attack.

The other dilemma facing the U.S. Army when the Germans broke through on December 16 was a direct result of General Dwight D. Eisenhower’s controversial broad-front strategy. He had no theater reserve to commit to the battle.

Logistics and the Broad-Front Strategy The Decision to Launch Operation Market-Garden The German Counteroffensive in the Ardennes   Axis History Forum. A perspective on Eisenhower's Broad Front Strategy. Post by Tom from Cornwall» 14 Janas was done later when logistics for a broad front ran out, Russia had the advantage of meeting these limited fronts and defeat in individual battles (caucasus, Stalingrad, Kursk, etc.) the broad front was the best.

American logistics in the Normandy campaign played a key role in the success of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of northwest Europe during World War II that commenced on D-Day, 6 June The Services of Supply (SOS) was formed in May under the command of Major General John C.

Lee to provide logistical support. From February on, SOS was increasingly referred to as the. Needless to say the Allied supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower favored a broad front strategy. In examining these debates, Buckley breaks some new ground.

He agrees that Monty's time table for the seizing of Caen was overly optimistic, but argues that so was the comparable American Plan.

AND SOME RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES Invited Paper Ronald H. Ballou Department of Operations Research and Operations Management Weatherhead School of Management Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio U.S.A.

Abstract Business logistics is defined and reasons are given as to why it is a vital area of management. A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest armada of troop-carrying aircraft ever assembled and cost the Allies nearly twice as many casualties as D-Day.

In this compelling work of history, Ryan narrates the Allied effort to end the war in Europe in by dropping the combined airborne forces of the/5. Our Reviewer: Independent scholar Dan David is the author of The Campaign: August-October, and numerous reviews and articles.

Formerly the manager of famed military book shop Sky Books International, he is a member of the Board of the New York Military Affairs Symposium, and chairman of the NYMAS Book Awards Committee.

How to use the Lean Methods inside warehouses Dipl.-Logist. Jennifer Beuth Flexibility in warehouses / Eindhoven / April to logistics Individual compilation of means the implementation across a broad front PDCA-cycle supports the sustainability in projects Lean Warehousing: PDCA-cycle Folie 9File Size: KB.

The 'Broad Front' strategy worked in terms of liberating France because it kept the Germans falling back onto the natural and man-made defences of Germany's western border. The straight fact was that the 49 divisions at Eisenhowers disposal were understrength, under resourced, and .According to John C.

McManus September Hope: The American Side of a Bridge Too Far, despite overly ambitious plans, less than ideal logistics, and inexcusable lapses in intelligence, the 82nd and st Airborne Divisions met their strategic objectives to capture key bridges and take the Allied fight across the Rhine River and into German territory/5.Center of Military History: Logistics and the broad-front strategy / (Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, United States Army, ), also by Roland G.

Ruppenthal (page images at HathiTrust).