Turning Movement Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) A variation of the envelopment in which the attacking force passes around or over the enemy's principal defensive positions to secure objectives deep in the enemy's rear to force the enemy to abandon his position or divert major forces to meet the threat.
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Term Classification: operations
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