(6) Doctrine and training.
(a) What were the tactical doctrine of the opposing forces? (Note: This means the accepted principles of
organization and employment of forces.)
(b) What were the established principles and patterns for the employment of combat, combat support, and
combat service support forces?
(c) Had previous fighting by the units been in accordance with their published doctrine?
(d) If there were changes in the actual tactics, what were these changes and why?
(e) What was the level of training of the forces involved in the fight?
(f) Were the forces experienced in battle, or were they relatively green troops?
(g) What were the level of thoroughness and the degree and quality of individual training received by the
recruits, noncommissioned officers, and officers?
(h) What was the level of unit training before the fight? Were there large-scale maneuvers and combined
(i) At what level (division, brigade, battalion) did each army combine different arms and weapons systems?
(j) What was the overall combat effectiveness of the units before the battle?
(7) Condition and morale.
(a) What was the morale of the soldiers of each unit just before the battle? During the battle?
(b) Had they been successful in previous fights?
(c) How long had they been committed to battle? What type of battle? Had they experienced high casualty
(d) What influence did the weather and terrain have on the morale of the units?
(e) What positive measures had the combat leaders taken to improve morale?