An explanation of how, between 1954 and 1962, the French Army employed its superior logistical system--enhanced by helicopters--and highly effective counter-mobility measures, to cut off the Algerian nationalist rebels from their exterior bases and inflict upon them a decisive battlefield defeat.due to their use of diesel fuel, mechanical robustness, and capacity (equal to three GMC trucks). ... the terrain and climate of the area of operations, and the effectiveness of maintenance training for both operators and technical personnel.
|Title||:||The First Helicopter War|
|Author||:||Charles R. Shrader|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 1999-01-01|