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On leadership : an anthology of the thought of combat commanders : Frederick the Great to Norman Schwarzkopf

Author: Owen Connelly
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What can we learn about leadership and the experience of war from some of best combat leaders the world has ever known? This title takes us behind the scenes and to the front lines of the major wars  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Quotations
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Connelly
ISBN: 069103186X 9780691031866
OCLC Number: 48390927
Description: viii, 347 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments vii Introduction 1 I. The Modern Originals: Frederick the Great (1713-1786) and Napoleon (1769-1821) 9 II. William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891) 20 III. Stonewall Jackson (1824-1863) 33 IV. John Singleton Mosby (1833-1916) 52 V. Thomas Edward Lawrence (1888-1935): "Lawrence of Arabia" 69 VI. Archibald Percival Wavell (1883-1950) 89 VII. Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel (1891-1945) 101 VIII. George S. Patton, Jr. (1885-1945) 112 IX. Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970) 133 X. Erich von Manstein (1887-1973) 137 XI. Bernard Law Montgomery (1887-1976) 148 XII. William Joseph Slim (1891-1970) 158 XIII. Joseph Warren "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell (1883-1946) 168 XIV. Matthew Bunker Ridgway (1895-1993) 172 XV. Moshe Dayan (1915-1981) 180 XVI. Vo Nguyen Giap (1911- ) 193 XVII. Harold G. Moore (1924- ) 213 XVIII. Nicholas F. "Nick" Vaux (1936- ): Vaux and the Happy Warriors of 42 Commando 237 XIX. H. Norman Schwarzkopf (1934- ) 257 Conclusions 277 Notes 285 Index 337
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A superb and thought-provoking primer from masters of the art of command on the timeless elements of leadership that can be followed to help overcome any adversity. Military Heritage This book has a Read more...

 
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