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  International Encyclopedia of Military History
ORDER OF BATTLE of a given country, service, or field force consists of the identification, strength, command structure, and disposition of the personnel, units, and equipment of its constituted military forces.
The order of battle details the major commands and all the cascade of units and subordinate units under the control of those commands, listing as well the commanders and effective strengths of the various units at all levels.
Orders of battle may also include supporting forces, such as transportation units, escorts, replenishment and supply, surveillance and reconnaissance units and air support, which may not come under the command of the organization thus detailed, but provide essential services and augmentation of the supported unit's objectives in a campaign.
www.routledge-ny.com /ref/intlmilitaryhistory/battle.html   (320 words)

 Coast Guard Battle Streamers
Battle honors were first depicted by inscribing the names of battles on the organizational color or guidon.
Fremont ordered the word "Springfield" to be emblazoned on the colors of the units involved in the fighting.
General Order 19, War Department, 22 February 1862, prescribed that there should be inscribed upon the color or guidons of all regiments and batteries the names of the battles in which they had borne a meritorious part.
www.uscg.mil /hq/g-cp/history/FAQS/BattleStreamers.html   (1406 words)

 Battle of the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas
The battle was conspicuous for the large number of illustrious personalities among its combatants.
Though overlooked, a fascinating account of the Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution is the personal journal of Mexican Army Officer Lt. Col.
They thrust themselves forward, in order to flatter their commander, and with swords in hand, fell upon these unfortunate, defenseless men just as a tiger leaps upon his prey.
www.lone-star.net /mall/texasinfo/alamo-battle.htm   (2755 words)

 Osprey - Battle Orders
Battle Orders break down military units into their constituent parts, revealing how individual fighting strength, combat missions and command decisions combine to determine the course of major battles and wars.
Developed by a team of military professionals, academics, strategists and wargamers, Battle Orders is a series of scholarly yet user-friendly reference works.
Battle Orders examine the correlation between the structure, actions and performance of fighting forces.
www.ospreypublishing.com /content2.php/cid=144   (207 words)

 The Battle of Monmouth
He issues no orders to General Dickinson, with the NJ militia, or Col. Morgan, with the rifle regiment, which units are on the flanks of the British column.
Lee finally gets a picture of the enemy placements in his head and orders units to move to their left and right, to cut off the rear guard of the enemy and capture them.
During the battle, a woman known today as Molly Pitcher, a camp follower who brought water to the troops from a nearby spring, took over her husbands place (John Hayes) at a cannon when he was wounded.
www.doublegv.com /ggv/battles/Monmouth.html   (1736 words)

 Japanese Movie Review | Battle Royale 2: Requiem (2003) Tatsuya Fujiwara, Natsuki Kato
But it's hard to blame the filmmakers, especially since "Battle Royale" was gold at the box office and evolved into a cultural phenomenon in Japan, even inspiring fashion trends based on the beige uniforms worn by the cast that include snazzy replicas of the explosive collars.
At heart, both "Battle Royale" films are about innocence taken, not lost, from children by indifferent adults in positions of power, and what happens to these children when they're forced to make life and death decisions they're not prepared for.
The players of "Battle Royale 2" are a bunch of misfits and juvenile delinquents, the lowest rung of the academic and social ladder.
www.beyondhollywood.com /reviews/battleroyale2.htm   (1212 words)

 [A-List] Iraqi Resistance-Battle For Fallujah-30 US dead in Fallujah
Battle appears to be shaping up on Thursday-Friday night as US masses troops, moves to cut off al-Fallujah under cover of darkness.
The battle on the ground between the Resistance and the US aggressors was joined at about 8:30am.
Iraqi Resistance forces battled US aggressor troops in Ba'qubah, 60km northeast of Baghdad, starting at dawn on Thursday, in engagements that left 19 puppet policemen dead and 15 others, described as "civilians" injured, according to al-Jazeera and a medical source quoted by Agence France Presse (AFP).
lists.econ.utah.edu /pipermail/a-list/2004-June/049379.html   (3727 words)

 Post-Battle Options
The end of battle option also automatically calculates the numbers of returning wounded and missing during the immediate aftermath of battle.
It can also be used to reset morale and fatigue levels whilst maintaining combat losses to reflect the condition encountered in two-day battles, where units have recouped fatigue and morale but not strength loss from the previous day.
this is particularly useful when used in conjunction with a campaign, as the army list will now reflect the previous combat experience and losses of the individual general officers and combat units in future and subsequent engagement, as new orders of battle are created using the new updated army list file.
home.att.net /~npmarsh/postbattle.htm   (216 words)

 Manila Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Orders were given for the fortification of Subic Bay, and the entrances to both it and Manila Bay were to be mined.
The PETREL, because of her shallow draft, was ordered to perform the risky duty of proceeding into the shallow waters of Cavite to capture or fire any vessels there.
The stress of the battle and the excessive heat in his battle station in the OLYMPIA's conning tower (an armored steel cylinder with a slit in it to view the action outside) were too much for him.
www.spanamwar.com /mbay.htm   (5608 words)

 Warhammer Historical Wargames
For those army lists that do not yet have their own supplement (and they will, in time), the lists are found in the reprinted WAB rulebook.
Combined Formations Where specified by the list, archers may be combined with other infantry to form a single regiment, with the archers making up the rear ranks of the unit and up to 50% of the total number of models in the unit.
Where specified by the list, crossbowmen may be combined with other infantry to form a single regiment, with the crossbowmen initially making up the front rank(s) of the unit.
www.warhammer-historical.com /ancientbattles/lists.asp   (1165 words)

 Stopping the Tide. The Battle of Midway, 4th June -- 7th June, 1942
To achieve that goal, Yamamoto's order of battle included virtually every fighting unit that was not needed in secondary tasks around the Empire.
He ordered that every effort be made to put the carrier out again on 30 May, in time to avoid the submarine cordon.
Nimitz had ordered Rear-Admiral Robert English, COMSUBPAC, to deploy a submarine cordon of his own west of Midway, and another one north of Hawaii to support a retreating fleet in case of a defeat at Midway.
www.microworks.net /pacific/battles/midway.htm   (5742 words)

 The Naval Battle of Tsushima for Commodore 64 - MobyGames
The Naval Battle of Tsushima for Commodore 64 - MobyGames
The Battle of Tsushima (in Japan, it is called the "Sea of Japan Naval Battle") was the decisive sea battle of the Russo-Japanese war of 1904-1905.
In this battle the Japanese fleet under Admiral Heihachiro Togo destroyed 2/3 of the Russian fleet under Admiral Zinovi Petrovich Rozhdestvenski.
www.mobygames.com /game/c64/naval-battle-of-tsushima   (232 words)

 Battle of Millstone
Washington had ordered his Continentals and the NJ Militia to engage the enemy outposts and seperate parties, in order to contain, harass and tire them them with constant patrols, so that they would not be able to leave their bases in New Brunswick and Amboy with less than 1500 or 2000 men.
For the water to be up to their middles the rivers would have to be running deep; even so, a crossing on foot in the middle of Winter followed by a sharp skirmish is a testimony to the determination of the troops involved.
The belief in the invincibility of the British regulars had been shown false, and the inhabitants were not going to be robbed of their sustenance lightly.
www.doublegv.com /ggv/battles/millstone.html   (1554 words)

 French Order-of-Battle at Leipzig: 16-18 October 1813
The Allied victory at the Battle of Leipzig (also called “the Battle of the Nations”) saw the end of French influence in the German States.
The battle, fought on 16-19 October 1813, was the largest battle of the Napoleonic Wars and also marked the beginning of the end of Napoleon I’s First Empire (excluding the short-lived Hundred Days in 1815).
The Battle of Leipzig is often subdivided into subordinate battles: the preliminary, but inconclusive, Battle of Leibertwolkwitz (a cavalry action on 14 October), the Battle of Mockern (16 October), the Battle of Lindenau (16 October) and the main battle and subsequent French retreat (16-19 October).
www.napoleon-series.org /military/battles/leipzig/c_leipzigoob13.html   (535 words)

 US Navy Orders of Battle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
List of US Navy Ships operating in the Central Command Area of Operations at the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom on March 20, 2003.
List of US Navy Ships operating in Southeast Asia in support of humanitarian assistance missions following a disastrous tsunami on December 26, 2004.
The list also covers US Navy ships dispatched to the region as of January 5, 2005.
navysite.de /navy/orders-of-battle.htm   (63 words)

 Amazon.ca: Battle Royale, Volume 1: Books: Koushun Takami   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The book is done based around the phenominal Battle Royale series that is being released by Tokyo Pop, well I dont approve of their translations, this commits the sin to an even greater extent by removing entire sections of the origonal plot line..
However, "Battle Royale" is a very memorable book; you will be surprised how all the events stay in your mind.
"Battle Royale" has understandably been criticized as violent exploitation (esp. since these kids are 14-15 and some are more than willing to hack each other up), but there is something much more deeper than that.
www.amazon.ca /Battle-Royale-1-Koushun-Takami/dp/156931778X   (1955 words)

 The Unofficial Battle Cry Website: Gettysburg Multi-Board Scenario
As a wanna be miniatures player, the idea of playing Battle Cry with twice the surface area and twice the pieces has me intrigued.
The scenario generally depicts the major portion of the three day battle at Gettysburg by starting at the time of Longstreet's attack on the the Union left late in the afternoon of the second day.
Horse artillery, Devil's Den and the wheat field are as in the scenarios in the Battle Cry rulebook.
www.angelfire.com /games2/battlecry/GettyMulti.html   (1209 words)

 Forms and Permits, Reference Desk, City of Battle Creek, Michigan (MI)
Battle Creek Instructions for Neighborhood Enterprise Zone Application for a New Construction Project.
List of Vehicles to be Licensed for Collecting, Transporting, and Disposing of Refuse
All purchase orders are subject to these terms and conditions.
ci.battle-creek.mi.us /ReferenceDesk/FormsandPermits.htm   (444 words)

 To Do List, Battle of Camden Historic Site Project
Our goal should be to get this list down to the company level so that we can begin to place the unity on the battlefield and develop their probable actions by time.
Amend Calvin's Battle of Camden map to depict the various units in their relative size according to their actual manpower and area they would have covered as actually formed.
Williams to see British troop movements described in the written reports and the time necessary for orders and troops to cover the geography, I propose that we develop our best estimate of the relative time for each distinct action of each unit relative to a time datum.
battleofcamden.org /todo.htm   (428 words)

 LotR - Battle Orders
During the battle, this is the formation the characters will assume under orders to rally.
This is the same as the Forward order, except the characters zig-zag to avoid missile fire.
Like the leader's battle orders, individual character instructions should be concrete, and as reusable as possible from one battle to the next.
mysite.verizon.net /jbecker58/lotr/battle_orders.html   (2628 words)

 Second World War Orders of Battle (1939-1945)
Orders Of Battle.com is an interactive Database on Military Units and Commanders in the Second World War (1939-1945).
It is possible, using the Unit Index Page, to list all Units of a specific Service, Type and Size for a specific Country and then drill-down to a specific Unit using the Unit Index page.
It is then possible to drill-down to see information for associated Units or Commanders or generate an Order of Battle for that unit for a specif date.
www.ordersofbattle.com   (451 words)

 Battle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Many times at events both open to the public and those not, there is a battle scenario for participants to get a feel of what "Seeing the Elephant" [a 19th Century term meaning "to go in to battle"] was all about.
Here then is an account of the battle, which occurred at Fort St. Clair on Sunday September 24, 1898 (+102 years).
C Company, 9th Regiment participated in this decisive battle and now you are going to replicate it as best as you can.
www.spanamwar.com /9thuscompcbattle.htm   (841 words)

A list of books is selected reflecting various genres, reading levels and interests.
The original idea for Battle of the Books came from a radio show in Chicago and was first used in Alaska in 1981.
During a heavy rainstorm in 1930s rural Mississippi, a bus driver orders all the fl passengers off the bus to allow more white passengers to ride and then sets off across the bridge over a raging river.
www.birchlane.davis.ca.us /library/battle.htm   (2311 words)

 Ian Allen
After the rise of Hitler, rearmament was accelerated and plans were laid for the development of purpose-built battle tanks that eventually emerged as the Panzers III and IV.
As an interim measure, a vehicle was required for the training of the nascent armored forces and, in 1933, prototypes of a simple, cheap and easy to manufacture tank were invited from a number of firms.
In the battle of France, the 7th and 8th Panzer Divisions were composed almost entirely of ex-Czech tanks; indeed during 1940-41 they formed a quarter of all German tank strength.
www.jjfpub.mb.ca /ian_allen.htm   (1505 words)

 Battle of Honey Hill, SC - Gary Myers
Various old and newmaps of the battle and surrounding area.
Lots of colorphotos taken along the route of the federal forces, plus several near the battle site,along with photos of some of the commanders and the exhibit at the Parris Island museum.
A listing and description of more than a dozen locations near Honey Hill of Civil War-erahistorical and military significance.
www.dcnyhistory.org /gary/hhbattle.html   (233 words)

 Raytheon's Battle Maker Of Patriot Missile Aims For Big Postwar Orders
These lucrative orders would help Raytheon maintain profit margins and preserve jobs in Massachusetts, after a layoff of about 200 employees last month because of soft overseas demand for the Patriot.
David Wong, a Taiwanese Air Force general, said his country may delay a Patriot order expected to be worth as much as $2.8 billion while waiting for briefings from Washington.
Kuwait, for instance, is expected to place a large order with one of the US contractors to replenish the missiles it fired during the war.
www.globalsecurity.org /org/news/2003/030503-patriot-orders01.htm   (1013 words)

 Salon Technology | Online gaming's store-shelf chains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
For a full list of today's Salon Technology stories, go to the Technology home page.
Online anonymity is under siege by a barrage of court orders -- and no one is fighting them.
StarCraft, not incidentally, was the number one bestselling PC game of 1998, according to the PC Data list -- and has sold 1.6 million copies to date.
www.salon.com /tech/feature/1999/04/21/battlenet/index.html   (1317 words)

 Command Decision - Test of Battle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Each campaign book will include extensive orders of battle for both sides, unit organization charts, historic battles, one or more mini-campaigns, and a detailed campaign commentary.
Covers the Gazala battles, the Fall of Tobruk, the Drive on Egypt, the El Alamein and Alam Halfa battles, an all of the fighting in Tunisia.
Organizational charts, and order of battle material, for U.S., Free French, British Commonwealth, Italian, and German forces cover many unique or unusual units, including the first appearance of the Hermann Goering Panzer Division..
www.command-decision.com   (1373 words)

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