Advantages And Disadvantages Of The Defensive


Categories: ATTACK AND DEFENSE
Manuals: The Plattsburg Manual Advanced Training

The defense has the following advantages over the attack:



(1) Troops attacking afford a better target than the troops on the

defensive.



(2) A larger amount of ammunition is usually available.



(3) The men can shoot better because they are not fatigued by advancing.



(4) Losses will be less if good cover is secured.





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