Advantages And Disadvantages Of The Defensive
Categories: ATTACK AND DEFENSE
Military Handbooks: The Plattsburg Manual Advanced Training
The defense has the following advantages over the attack:
(1) Troops attacking afford a better target than the troops on the
(2) A larger amount of ammunition is usually available.
(3) The men can shoot better because they are not fatigued by advancing.
(4) Losses will be less if good cover is secured.