75 - Operational Level Lessons Learned from 1st Bullecourt


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What mistakes occurred at the operational level in the planning of the Battle of Bullecourt?

What role did Gough play in the debacle?

Why did he make such grievous errors of judgement?

'Bullecourt, more than any other battle, shook the confidence of Australian soldiers in the capacity of the British command; the errors, especially on April 10th and 11th, were obvious to almost everyone'.

Charles Bean, Official Historian.

This is part of our 150th Anniversary of the Royal Australian Artillery series.

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