phases of military government

phases of military government

1. assault--That period which commences with first contact with civilians ashore and extends to the establishment of military government control ashore by the landing force.
2. consolidation--That period which commences with the establishment of military government ashore by the landing force and extends to the establishment of control by occupation forces.
3. occupation--That period which commences when an area has been occupied in fact, and the military commander within that area is in a position to enforce public safety and order. See also civil affairs; military occupation.
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