Columns (a) and (b), forming the strongest part of the army, and also column (c) soon met with strong resistance (morning 22nd), and the country, the weather (stormy since the 20th) and tactical incidents making progress uneven, the front at nightfall of the 22nd was very sinuous, the Turks holding pronounced salients at Eski Polos, and .also at Almajik, while the Bulgarians had penetrated nearly to Kadikoi in the centre and within 2 m.
So true is it that a tactical failure encountered in carrying out a sound strategical plan matters but little.
The successes of the Sassanids in the east were gained in the later period of their dominion; and the Roman armies, in spite of decay in discipline and military spirit, still remained their tactical and strategical superiors.
A slight campaign in New Mexico took place in February 1862, in which several brilliant tactical successes were won by the Texan forces, but no permanent foothold was secured by them.
The attack and defence of these entrenchments led to tactical phenomena of unusual interest.
Innovations were carried out in the tactical system of the army which were to modify considerably the methods of future battle-fields.
Their situation was unsatisfactory not only in the tactical sense, but also from the point of view of keeping the troops supplied, owing to their being perched on ridges with steep gradients behind them.
The most celebrated captains of these wars were present on either side - under Gaston de Foix were Bayard, Yves d'Allegre, La Palisse; and under Cardona the Spanish viceroy of Naples, Pedro Navarro the great engineer, and Pescara the originator of the Spanish tactical system.
Much work was done in organizing the area and its communications and landing places, but the tactical situation at Helles remained stationary for the rest of the month.
The vigour and tactical skill of Bonaparte contributed very largely to the success of the troops of the Convention over the Parisian malcontents on the famous day of 1 3 Vendemiaire (October 5th, 1795), when the defenders of the Convention, sweeping the quays and streets near the Tuilleries by artillery and musketry, soon paralysed the movement at its headquarters, the church of St Roch.
But he committed the tactical error of appointing a disproportionate number of Jews and Christians as revenue officials, and thus made many enemies among the Mongol nobles, who had him assassinated in 1291 when Arghun was lying fatally ill.
Brady approached the five soldiers in urban gray tactical suits crowded around the small box with a hole still smoking from a hit by a wayward laser bullet.
The micro would allow her to map a route west, and she could put on his tactical clothing and mask and leave the tent.
Not merely as exemplifying the tactical envelopment, but also as embodying the central idea of grand strategy, was Worcester the prototype of Sedan.
The actual working of his mind towards that strategic and tactical ascendancy that rendered his presence on the battlefield, according to the testimony of his opponents, equal to a reinforcement of 40,000 men, was entirely undiscernible.
Tears wetted her face as men in what looked like black tactical SWAT gear entered the garage.
They all wore dark gray tactical suits and were fully armed.
This led the latter to push on without due regard to tactical precautions, and Blucher took advantage of their carelessness when at Haynau (May 26), with some twenty squadrons of Landwehr cavalry, he surprised, rode over and almost destroyed Maison's division.
There was, indeed, no precedent for an undertaking of this kind under modern tactical conditions.
Where this happens there is much room for the display of tactical skill by the party managers in persuading delegates who favor one of the less prominent aspirants to transfer their votes to the person who seems most likely to unite the party.
"Are these the troops?" a blond woman asked, dressed in tactical clothing and sporting advanced weaponry that reminded Brady just how elite the positions in the special protective service were considered.
of France, is, like Marignano, interesting in a tactical sense, from the fact that the feudalism of the past and the expert soldiership of the future were strangely mingled.
A tactical operation of that character demanded most careful prior organization, and it called for a distribution of the attacking force amongst the available shipping based on purely tactical considerations.
The gate guards were doubled, armed and wearing tactical gear, the perimeter lit by intense floodlights.
The muscular woman, with short blond hair and clad in black tactical gear, stood in a stark white hallway.
While the ships were still engaged in tactical exercises, Austria's ultimatum to Serbia was issued (July 23) and the i 2 anxious days which culminated in the World War began.
Then one or two tactical blunders were committed; and the tsar, taking courage, enveloped the little band in a vast semicircle bristling with the most modern guns, which fired five times to the Swedes' once, and swept away the guards before they could draw their swords.
Between 1858 and 1868 he was employed in home waters on a variety of special services, chiefly connected with gunnery, signalling and the tactical characteristics and capacities of steam warships.
In the sequel he prepared a new evolutionary signal-book, which was adopted by the royal navy, and still remains in substance the foundation of the existing system of tactical evolutions at sea.
But he is remembered chiefly in connexion with the "caseshot attack" which was the central feature of Napoleon's matured tactical system, and which Senarmont put into execution for the first time at Friedland.
the Austrians only marched io, and, owing to the defect in their tactical training alluded to above, the troops actually on the ground could not hold out long enough for their reserves to arrive.
Both, in their powers of organization and the mastery of the tactical potentialities of the weapons.
This is so characteristic of von Moltke's methods and of the tactical preconceptions of the time that it deserves more detailed notice.
Still, if the attacking side enjoyed an advantage in this respect, the possible landingplaces were few in number and were therefore well indicated, there had been ample time to protect them with earthworks and barbed wire, and in any disembarkation in face of resistance the tactical conditions favour the defence.
In spite of the discouraging conditions in which they found themselves, and of the constant annoyance suffered from hostile artillery fire, the troops were in fair heart, while the tactical efficiency of the recently created divisions, which had not been of a high standard when they arrived in the theatre of war, had appreciably progressed.
The only chance of the invaders achieving their object after the first week of land fighting depended on their being joined by very substantial additional forces in a region where a belligerent fighting on the defensive in home territory, as the Osmanlis were, enjoyed marked strategical and tactical advantages.
Grant meantime had disposed his divisions in camps around the Landing rather with a view to their comfort than in accordance with any tactical scheme.
attempted to stay his retreat from Paris to the northern frontier, signally demonstrated the tactical superiority of Edward's army over the French.
Thus each of these strategical covering forces was itself protected by an adequate tactical advanced guard, to perform the service of local protection.
His tactical achievement could avail the emperor nothing, and it exposed his own force to considerable danger.
There is something chameleon-like in its appearances; its genuine views are kept in the background from tactical considerations, and first one aspect, then another, comes into prominence.
Still, the left attack may have had a purely tactical object, for in that quarter was the main body of the Prussians and Russians, and Napoleon's method was always to concentrate the fury of the attack on the heaviest masses of the enemy, i.e.
On the 21st of November at Bristol he insisted on his programme being adopted, and Mr Balfour was compelled to abandon the position he had held with so much tactical dexterity for two years past.
The tactical direction of the attack was entrusted to Dankl, who had at his disposal some 180 battalions.
On the night of the 9th, however, Colonel Stewart retreated toward Charleston, abandoning 1000 stand of arms. The battle has been classed as a tactical victory for the British and a strategical victory for the Americans, terminating a campaign which left General Greene in virtual possession of the Carolinas, the British thereafter confining themselves to Charleston.
Under such circumstances an elaborate tactical organization employing different species of arms, or the execution of a comprehensive plan of campaign, was out of the question.
Div., on the evening of the 22nd, had been tempted to go forward, out of alignment, by the evident tactical advantages of a position farther south.
Turkish Corps under the energetic Djavid.5 The battle of Monastir, which was finally launched on the whole front on the 18th, will long be studied for its tactical incidents, but as an ensemble it is sufficiently described by saying that the resistance of the half division of Morava II.
I, with various tactical incidents, of which the most important was a successful night-attack of the Bulgarians at Turk Bey, the Turks disengaged themselves, beginning from the left, and by the 2nd the three corps on the right were also in retreat.
She'd removed her personal identifiers, hacked into the government's tracking mainframe to deactivate the implant in her brain, and changed into the black tactical uniform Elise brought her over her civilian grays.
There was, however, a fundamental disagreement in the tactical ideas of the senior and those of the junior officers.
Both overlooked the changes brought by the introduction of the longrange rifle (muzzleand breech-loading alike), which had rendered impossible the "case shot preparation" which had formed the basis of Napoleon's tactical system.
The tactical principle on which withdrawal would be carried out when the time came had been fully considered.
At Anzac similar work was done but the only tactical incident of much importance in that quarter was that Liman von Sanders personally directed a formidable attack upon Birdwood on the night of the 18thr9th, the assailants being defeated with severe loss.
in La Haye Sainte, the tactical key of the allied position.
When Green said that " Nature is the system of related appearances, and related appearances are impossible apart from the action of an intelligence," he was speaking as a pure Kantian, who could be answered only by the Aristotelian position that Nature consists of related bodies beyond appearances, and by the realistic supposition that there, , h is a tactical sense of related bodies, of the inter-resisting members of the organism, from which reason infers similar related bodies beyond sense.
The tactical rule that an army should act in masses when attacking, and in smaller groups in retreat, unconsciously confirms the truth that the strength of an army depends on its spirit.
God help me, I hope it's soon, Elise responded, stuffing the meds the doc placed on his desk into a tactical bag.
But trench warfare was the order of the day, and the British and French were trying to carry this on without that ample artillery support which is almost indispensable when earthworks have to be stormed under modern tactical conditions.
In this conflict the tactical advantage lay with the monarchy; for the Magyars were in a minority in Hungary, their ascendancy was based on a narrow and artificial franchise, and it was open to the king-emperor to hold in terrorem over them an appeal to the disfranchised majority.
In the conduct of tactical operations Butler was almost uniformly unsuccessful, and his first action at Big Bethel, Va., was a humiliating defeat for the National arms. Later in 1861 he commanded an expeditionary force, which, in conjunction with the navy, took Forts Hatteras and Clark, N.C. In 1862 he commanded the force which occupied New Orleans.
Its tactical lesson was the efficacy of combining two arms against one.
The special characteristics of his generalship were imagination, fiery energy, and a tactical resolution which was rare indeed in the 18th century.
Edward won the battle of Halidon Hill (July 19, 1333)Where he displayed considerable tactical skillcaptured Berwick, and reconquered a considerable portion of Scotland for his vassal.
This tactical blunder cost him his popularity and materially assisted the secret operations of the king.
My only question would be his tactical acumen in the premier league.
The Picts used a bit of tactical guile and lured the Northumbrians into a trap with deadly results.
This tells us that there is still visceral, anti-Tory tactical voting.
This was followed with radio, direct mail, inserts into key media, newspaper supplements and classified tactical advertising.
Predictive analytics takes the body of data collected and manipulates it using sophisticated algorithms to provide dynamic suggestions for tactical action.
Course develops managers to have a critical appreciation of the disciplines of media management at strategic, tactical and operational levels.
A large crowd witnessed a good tactical battle between the control and tactical sense of Guy and the sheer athleticism of George.
There are two types of interdiction missions performed by tactical air forces: air interdiction and battlefield air interdiction.
No greater tactical blunder in principle could have been committed by the party under these conditions.
brand-new music tracks that combine classic themes with the charged pace of tactical action.
cheetahs ' manager Graeme Gordon nominated Andersson for a tactical ride in heat eight.
The RSA is under the tactical control of the support squadron commander.
Measures relating to nuclear long-range sea-launched cruise missiles and tactical nuclear systems.
The unilateral declarations by the US and Russian Presidents in 1991-92 resulted in the elimination of a great number of tactical nuclear warheads.
Later, when the tank became a serious tactical weapon, anti-tank ditches were added to the first line of defense.
An airborne reconnaissance pod with a data downlink capability to be carried by tactical aircraft.
It also advises and assists ground commanders and meets other related tactical air support special requirements of individual ground force echelons.
The HHT first sergeant supports HHT elements, such as the main and tactical command posts, combat trains, and field trains.
We wish to create, through tactical frivolity, a world of equality, social justice and peace.
Plan B " tactical genius Sven has a plan in case Crouch gets injured, " says Martin Myers.
Critical information about tactical approach procedures at instrumented heliports and airfields must be developed by the sector responsible for the approach.
Many questions of tactical and strategical character will appear insoluble if approached in a formalistic way.
Deploying forces require near-real-time joint and/or interagency communications tailored for rapid deployment, en route operations, and links from strategic through tactical levels.
Gradually flaws in his tactical know-how, despite his successes at Lazio, began to show.
Now this mere tactical maneuver of Korean War intelligence office politics has been elevated to a major myth of UFOlogy.
Like I said, bringing him on was a tactical masterstroke.
While the combat side of the game seems slightly monotonous, the tactical and strategic area is where this game comes into its own.
We are unclear about the tactical niche of this cartridge, which is claimed by the factory to be a good sniping device.
Does Eriksson have the tactical nous to fashion a winning team?
tactical nukes aren't actually that big of a bang.
The [OAP] - Old Age Players clan was formed in November 2001 solely to play tactical Ops, an Unreal Tournament modification.
Jack Straw is merely indulging in a tactical ploy for a domestic audience.
possibilityther and come up with your own advanced strategies that promise to deliver limitless tactical gameplay possibilities.
Colors: All-over tactical gray with black, unpainted radome.
Special Operations Forces and tactical air reconnaissance complemented these efforts.
Changes in the type and quantity of supported equipment, as well as the tactical situation, may require reorganization of recovery assets.
self-protection systems and tactical surveillance and intelligence systems for all branches of the armed forces.
The business unit is a major producer of aircraft self-protection systems and tactical surveillance and intelligence systems for all branches of the armed forces.
Shia Islamists (except the Sadrists) are currently tactical allies of the occupiers.
Like all other Tom Clancy games, Island Thunder is a tactical realistic shooter.
Critics might argue that the process was a sham, based upon a tactical repositioning of republicanism which proved extremely short-lived.
short-range tactical nuclear weapons.
Missile silos in which ground launched cruise missiles of the 501st tactical missile unit USAF were stored, 25th January 1989.
We renew our call on Russia to review further its tactical nuclear weapons stockpile with a view toward making significant reductions.
tactical voting, stronger RESPECT regions or whatever.
tactical nous, and his leadership that made him great, ask Conservative historian Andrew Roberts.
tactical first-person shooter - is one such expansion of that Universe.
tactical acumen in the Premier League.
tactical nuclear weapons.
The Default Notice is therefore seen as purely tactical in the face of the current adjudication.
This has led to Calderbank letters sometimes being used in a highly tactical way in negotiations.
I was very tactical today, I attacked more than I did last week.
Here it is physical but also tactical, " he says.
This is the case because substantive change itself must always move beyond the merely tactical or pragmatic.
The TP meeting decisions are presented at the fortnightly Thursday together tactical meeting, where decisions on the allocation of CO resources are made.
A tactical nuclear warhead dropped anywhere at all is the problem.
Under these circumstances, there would be no incentive for either side to confine itself to the use of tactical nuclear weapons.
gun, a shielded quick-firer (see ORDNANCE: Field Equipments, for illustration and details); this weapon was the forerunner of all modern models of field gun, and is handled on tactical principles specially adapted for it, which gives the French field artillery a unique position amongst the military nations.
Whilst others busied themselves with the application of the accepted rules of the Dutch, the German, and other formal schools of tactical thought, Cromwell almost alone saw clearly into the heart of the questions at issue, and evolved the strategy, the tactics, and the training suited to the work to which he had set his hand.
He was everywhere, encouraging and compelling his men - it is a legend in the French army that the persuasion even of the imperial boot was used upon some of his reluctant conscripts, and in the result his system was fully justified, as it triumphed even against a great tactical surprise.
Ceaseless industry, energy and conspicuous personal gallantry were the principal factors of his brilliant victories, and even in 1805 at Ulm and Austerlitz it was still the excellence of the tactical instrument, the army, which the Revolution had bequeathed to him that essentially produced the results.
At this stage the Yugoslav delegation committed a grave tactical blunder, * Trumbic's views being overridden by the Balkan imperialistic aims of Pasic., While pleading for a plebiscite against Italy and doing lip service to an independent Albania within the frontiers of 1913, it added that in the event of any revision of those frontiers Yugoslavia would claim Skutari and all territory north of the river Drin (Drim).
It was, moreover, a preface to those furious assaults on Port Arthur which, because they were the expression of a need that every soldier felt, and not merely of a tactical method, transcend all cool-blooded criticism.
The Topics deal with dialectic and constitute an anatomy of argumentation, or, according to what seems to be Aristotle's own metaphor, a survey of the tactical vantage-points (7-67rot) for the conflict of wits in which the prize is primarily victory, though it is a barren victory unless it is also knowledge.
The Iraqi shia islamists (except the Sadrists) are currently tactical allies of the occupiers.
In some respects even greater danger is posed by short-range tactical nuclear weapons.
Be they tactical voting, stronger RESPECT regions or whatever.
It was his tactical nous, and his leadership that made him great, ask Conservative historian Andrew Roberts.
Republic Commando - a vaguely tactical first-person shooter - is one such expansion of that Universe.
There are worries, too, about the security of tactical nuclear weapons.
Here it is physical but also tactical, he says.
The TP meeting decisions are presented at the fortnightly Thursday Together tactical meeting, where decisions on the allocation of CO resources are made.
This tells us that there is still visceral anti-Tory tactical voting.
These types of day-to-day, tactical or operational failures are perfectly natural, and should not only be expected, but they should be embraced.
There are the day-to-day tactical and strategic failures and then there is the catastrophic failure of the enterprise.
Free Online Games - Find lots of easy flash games to play on this website, including Close Combat, Skies of War, Tactical Assassin, just to name a few.
Aromatic spices and tactical blending are key to Indian cooking.
Wiley X: This site has a section just for frames and packages under its Tactical category.
The Sum of All Fears was released in 2002 and is a tactical first-person shooter much like Rainbow Six.
Tactical assault is not prominently felt, but if you're a fan of the Batman, it really doesn't matter how good the game is, you'll want to play it anyway, if only to control the Dark Knight himself.
SOCOM 3: US Navy SEALs is a tactical shooter that lets up to 32 players battle it out online.
The maps are specifically designed for multiplayer use and offer a fun way to continue using your finely honed tactical sensibilities after you've exhausted the story mode content.
Their next game was a mix of Real Time Strategy with tactical elements.
Ancient Wars is heavy on large scale battles filled with complex tactical maneuvering.
Survival, of course, depends largely upon your strategic planning and tactical prowess.
You'll find choppers in many games today, both as a support vehicle and a tactical weapon.
Maneuvering around the ring is just as tactical as performing a full out assault on someone you knocked down.
Other fantastic worlds establish their own realities that must be factored into the strategic and tactical decisions made by players.
Rainbow Six, a seminal tactical shooter, also featured ragdoll corpses that added to the realism of video game mortality.
Instead of turn-based combat, Wild Arms 4 uses a hex-grid system that is clearly inspired by tactical games.
Seal Tactical: The limited edition (ten per year) Tactical ranks high among diving professionals.
A marketing plan outlines details of the company's products, target customer base, competition, marketing strategy and the tactical plan used to achieve sales goals.
A full-fledged marketing plan for a store, no matter how small or new the store, would be several pages long and contain more detailed text in the executive summary and throughout the tactical section.
Due to be released for the PC and Xbox 360 of September 2006, this real-time, three-dimensional tactical combat game will include all of the Star Trek TV series universe.
One of O'Brien's first assignments was aboard the USS Rutledge where he served as junior tactical officer in the Cardassian War.
The Combat Information Center is a hub of activity as this is where the crew monitors and directs tactical and navigational operations.
This room is tucked away beside the Tactical Station.
We basically did a full day of tactical training with a military advisor.
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