The Resource The defence of Duffer's Drift, Ernest Dunlop Swinton. The battle of Booby's bluffs / Major Single List, (electronic resource)

The defence of Duffer's Drift, Ernest Dunlop Swinton. The battle of Booby's bluffs / Major Single List, (electronic resource)

Label
The defence of Duffer's Drift
Title
The defence of Duffer's Drift
Statement of responsibility
Ernest Dunlop Swinton. The battle of Booby's bluffs / Major Single List
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1907, The Defence of Duffer's Drift is a classic essay on small unit tactics based on author Ernest Dunlop Swinton's experiences in the Boer War in South Africa. In a series of dreams, Swinton's character Lieutenant Backsight Forethought works through a number of possible approaches to defending a piece of land known as the Drift. Each time, he makes fatal errors, but with each successive dream, Forethought corrects his previous mistakes and learns new lessons. The resulting work is an accessible, insightful look at small unit tactics and leadership that is as useful today as it was in the early 20th century. This edition also includes The Battle of Booby's Bluffs by Major Single List
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1868-1951
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swinton, E. D.
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by John Lee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • List, Single
  • Lee, John Rafter
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • Guerrilla warfare
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The defence of Duffer's Drift, Ernest Dunlop Swinton. The battle of Booby's bluffs / Major Single List, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT10756332
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (240 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781452625799
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756332
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The defence of Duffer's Drift, Ernest Dunlop Swinton. The battle of Booby's bluffs / Major Single List, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10756332
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (240 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781452625799
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756332
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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