Report on the Organization of the German Army

Report on the Organization of the German Army

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...field officers or captains as members, to whom the subjects as well as the outlines for the tactical problems are transmitted by the director of the academy. Every officer who has been authorized to appear for the examination before the commission hands to it: (a) A duplicate autobiography (one copy in German and the other in a foreign language), which must show how and where he was educated and how he prepared himself for the ensign and officer examinations. (b) A self-prepared plan of a battle, with contours and mezzotinto, intended as a specimen of his skill in plan drawing; it must not exceed 8 x 3) inches in size, and be drawn according to the regulations of the survey on a scale of 1: 25,000." (c) An essay on one of the subjects outlined by the commission on studies. (d) A declaration whether he wishes to take the mathematical course or apply himself to the study of either the French or Russian language at the academy. Each of the subjects to be worked out under the supervision of the commission is handed to the officers on the day, in the order. and at the particular time fixed in the programme, together with a statement of the time allowed for the completion of it. The work must be delivered within the prescribed limit of time to the commission, which indorses on it the period actually" devoted to it. The use of printed or written matter other than a French dictionary and tables of logarithms is prohibited. The Chief of the General Staff of the corps furnishes to the director of the academy an abstract of the result of the examination, accompanied by the biographies, the plans and other work, the military records, and the declarations as to election of studies of the oflicers examined. THE CoURsE or more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236943104
  • 9781236943101