Battle Leadership – Kindle edition by Adolf Von Schell. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks . Battle Leadership has ratings and 14 reviews. Robert said: Quick read at only 95 pages even taking notes. Lots of interesting first hand anecdotes as. Battle Leadership by Adolf Von Schell, is a classic that should be read by all combat leaders. Written between the First and Second World War, Von Schell.
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Adolf Von Schell does a very good job of using real-world examples, most of them personal experiences, to illustrate key lessons. Jul 06, Wachlin Hotmail rated it liked it Shelves: Kartal G rated it it was amazing Feb 05, Trivia About Battle Leadership.
Battle Leadership by Von Schell, Adolf
Battle Leadership by Adolf Von Schell. Written between the First and Second World War, Von Schell provides insight on German Army lessons learned that are timeless and applicable to any generation of military professionals. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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A fast and baytle read and very highly recommended for aspiring leaders at all levels of military and civilian command and management. Great leadership primer from an experienced source This book is taut enough to power through in one or scjell sittings, but is also dense enough to reference again and again as needed.
A book to be re-read multiple times as experience in the military increases. If you can do this, then half the battle is already won.
Jun 16, Matt rated it it was amazing. Want to Read saving…. Robyn rated it really liked it Jan 18, Kaufman rated it did not like it Jul 09, Patrick Swan rated it it was amazing Aug 28, Kris Volk rated it it was amazing Jun 22, He emphasizes throughout the fundamental differences between a peacetime training environment and the actual realities of combat.
Especially illuminating is the last chapter, in which Von Schnell analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the ‘s US Army for Germany.
Open Preview See a Problem? As a combat veteran, I can personally attest to the truth and accuracy in this book. Joseph Perez rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Shawn Watts rated it it was amazing Nov 29, Quoted at length in the US Army’s training material of the period.
Jared Briggs rated it liked it Nov 18, Return to Book Page. Anthony rated it it was amazing Feb 18, Von Schell addresses the effects of tempo, importance of timely intelligence, the often inaccur Battle Leadership by Adolf Von Schell, is a classic that should be read by all combat leaders.
He also discusses the limitations that fighting places on one’s ability to communicate and direct.
Quotes from Battle Leadership. War is governed by the uncertain and the unknown and the least known factor of all is the human element.
Lots of interesting first hand anecdotes as this German officer drew upon his experiences in the First World War German army to talk small unit command to his classmates in The Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia in This is unusual book to me and enjoyed reading it.
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Elliot Loper rated it liked it Jun 09, Battle Leadership by Adolf Von Schell. Kindle Editionpages. It contains some succinct and shcell to digest anecdotes and resultant analysis that is still somewhat applicable to modern warfare. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
That being said, there a As a combat veteran, I can personally attest leaderrship the truth and accuracy in this book. Books by Adolf Von Schell. Daniel rated it liked it Jan 30, The main idea is that peacetime training is different than war, and the lessons are mostly concerned with how to make peacetime training more effective. One of the areas that he places great deal of attention upon is the need to ensure that new soldiers are liberally intermixed with older veterans to both teach and steady them.
While the book is short and obviously a product technologically of its period, the tenants presented by this combat leader are universal and timeless and more than worthy of study and reflection. This book discusses how to lead men in combat. Mar 07, Christopher Brennan rated it really liked it Shelves: The Dep Dant gave this to me after a football game When reading this book, you must remember that it was written just after WW1, so it is tactically outdated.
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