The Elemental Union. Roman Army Tactics. Roman Tactics Information about tactics can be derived from accounts of battles, but the very military manuals known to have existed and to have been used extensively by commanders, have not survived.
Perhaps the greatest loss is the book of Sextus Julius Frontinus. But parts of his work were incorporated in the records of the historian Vegetius. The importance of the choice of ground is pointed out. There is an advantage of height over the enemy and if you are pitting infantry against cavalry, the rougher the ground the better. In the battle line, each man should have three feet of space, while the distance between the ranks is given as six feet. The normal arrangement was to place the infantry in the centre and the cavalry on the wings. It was recommended that if your cavalry was weak it was to be stiffened with lightly armed foot soldiers. Vegetius also stresses the need for adequate reserves. Military Strategy and Tactics. Military strategy and tactics are essential to the conduct of warfare.
Broadly stated, strategy is the planning, coordination, and general direction of military operations to meet overall political and military objectives. Tactics implement strategy by short-term decisions on the movement of troops and employment of weapons on the field of battle. The great military theorist Carl von Clausewitz put it another way: "Tactics is the art of using troops in battle; strategy is the art of using battles to win the war.
" Strategy and tactics, however, have been viewed differently in almost every era of history. Body Parts of the Horse. 1) Poll; The poll is the bony prominence lying between the ears.
Except for the ears, it is the highest point on the horses body when it is standing with its head up. 2) Crest; Moderately lean in mares but inclined to be more full in stallions. Curved topline of the neck. 3) Forehead; The forehead should be broad, full and flat. 4) Nostrils ; The nostrils should be capable of wide dilation to permit the maximum inhalation of air, yet be rather fine. Describing a Person or Place. The more I get to know her, the more I realize she has low self-esteem.
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These attributes are often highlighted to summarize an individual's personality or most striking trait. Below is an alphabetical list of words that can be used to describe a person in terms of his/her qualities and the impression he/she has left on you. Deliverance from Descriptive Dilemma The following lists are not exhaustive, but you will get a lot of common as well as not-so-common words, under each alphabet, to describe someone.
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