Central Position

Some articles on position, central position:

Strategic Level - Development - Napoleonic
... Napoleon withdrew from a strong position to draw his opponent forward and tempt him into a flank attack, weakening his center ... used by Napoleon I of France when confronted with two or more enemy armies was the use of the central position ... The central position had a weakness in that the full power of the pursuit of the enemy could not be achieved because the second army needed attention ...
Napoleonic Weaponry And Warfare - Strategy
... Napoleon withdrew from a strong position to draw his opponent forward and tempt him into a flank attack, weakening his center ... or more enemy armies was the use of the central position ... The central position had a weakness in that the full power of the pursuit of the enemy could not be achieved because the second army needed attention ...
Strategy Of The Central Position
... The strategy of the central position was a key strategy used by Napoleon in the Napoleonic Wars ... Central position also describes the overall strategic situation of Frederick the Greatduring the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War in the Eighteenth ... In World War II, Rommel maintained a central position on the Mareth Line between allied forces in Tunisia and Libya ...

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