A turning movement is a form of maneuver in which the attacking force seeks to avoid the enemy's principle defensive positions by seizing objectives behind the enemy's current positions, thereby causing the enemy force to move out of their current positions or divert major forces to meet the threat.
- Battle of Lake Trasimene (217 BC)
- Battle of Ulm (1805)
- Peninsula Campaign (1862)
- Sherman's March to the Sea (1864)
- U.S. Marine Corps (1 March 2007). Marine Corps Operations. Cosimo, Inc.. pp. 7–. ISBN 978-1-60206-062-3. https://books.google.com/books?id=z7IHTuTbb3EC&pg=SA7-PA21.
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