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The Defence of Duffer’s Drift’s style of literary fiction has been copied by several authors, making this author an influence upon the writings of others. Mar 27, Meredith rated it really liked it Shelves: To ask other readers questions about The Defence of Duffers Driftplease sign up. Mar 24, Jwduke rated it liked it Shelves: And those men are led by NCOs and junior officers.

Fascinating book for all interested in basic infantry tactics, which has been used as a training manual for militaries world wide.

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The Defence Of Duffer’s Drift – A Lesson in the Fundamentals of Small Unit Tactics

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Commandant of the USMC. A classic, must read. Military strategy books books Works published under a pseudonym Works originally published in British magazines. The Defence of Duffer’s Drift Paperback. This book is well worth reading, if you get the right version.

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The Defence Of Duffer’s Drift – A Lesson in the Fundamentals of Small Unit Tactics

Amusingly written, this book has for the most part aged well. I read it in under an hour, it was quick, coherent and educational. Ground is held, buildings are searched, and individual enemy combatants are killed or captured by men with rifles. I first read this as part of a reading assignment for professional development myself, great example of lessons learned and teaching fundamentals.


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The book is an exploration of small unit tactics in a fictional encounter in the Boer War. There is a brief history of the war with the “Dutch” and then your Lieutenant receives his assignment.

Presumably, most readers of Duffer’s Drift are interested in military strategy.