(b) What was the relation of the military age group to the number of people in uniform and to the population as a
(c) What were the sources of military manpower?
(d) How well trained, armed, and equipped were the forces?
(e) How had the nations' military forces been used in past conflicts?
(4) Previous performance.
What had been the experience of the opposing nations in past wars? In the current war?
Had they been successful in waging war?
Had the people of the nations supported their country's war aims and objectives?
Had the opposing armies been well trained, led, and equipped in previous wars?
Had the opposing armies' doctrine for waging war been sound in previous conflicts?
Were the societies cohesive and supportive of war?