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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There are some really prescient comments in the final two Chapters about the limits in the American military model of the interwar period. Recommended for junior NCO and junior officers, particularly those in combat corps. Jan 16, Matt Wright rated it liked it Shelves: Yet it cannot be learned as one learns mathematics.
It is written by a World War I German infantry officer. Dec 10, Phil Geusz rated it it was amazing. Feb 10, Abdullah Almuslem rated it really liked it. That being said, there a As a combat veteran, I can personally attest to the truth and accuracy in this book.
Austin rated it really liked it Sep 26, Great leadership primer from an experienced source This book is taut enough to power through in one or two wchell, but is also dense enough to reference again and again as needed.
Not as good as I had hoped. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Gibson Hartley rated it really liked it. Kirk rated it really liked it Jan 02, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Battle Leadership by Adolf Von Schell
Mar 07, Christopher Brennan rated it really liked it Shelves: Robert Scrivner rated it liked it Dec 30, Quoted at length in the US Army’s training material of the period. Phil Geusz rated it it was amazing Shcell 23, Jim McTaggart rated it liked it Oct 26, Steven Huynh rated it really liked it Sxhell 02, Von Schell closes his lectures with an interesting discussion of the role of the German Army following the end of the war; its own challenges and rebirth, how it strove to meet the demands of the Versailles Treaty while concurrently being called upon by the German government to deal with the civil disturbances that convulsed the Nation and external invasions from Poland.
A book to be re-read multiple times as experience in the military increases. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Kris Volk rated it it was amazing Jun 22, This is unusual book to me and enjoyed reading it.
Especially illuminating is the last chapter, in which Von Schnell analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the ‘s US Army for Germany.
Following the war he was retained in the German military and attended the Fort Benning Infantry School course, graduating in the Advanced Class of No trivia or quizzes yet. Additionally, he discusses the critical need for soldiers to have faith in their chain of command thereby ensuring trust when things are at their most confusing.
He does not limit his scope to the leader, he also discusses the needs and challenges for the soldiers themselves.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. When reading this book, you must remember that it was written just after WW1, so it is tactically outdated. Specifically, he talks about the need for the leader to both make and to seen to make decisions that meet the demands of the commanders intent – decentralized command.
Raymond rated it really liked it Jan 28, Unfortunately we cannot formulate a set of psychological rules; human reactions can never be reduced to an exact science.
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Mar 18, Rob Wilensky rated it it was amazing. Really interesting analysis of the German Batle in WW1 from a line officer. It discusses how to handle different personalities, how to prepare your troops psychologically for combat and how to instill confidence in them.
Lists with This Book. Thus, he stresses the absolute critical need for as much realism as possible when training.
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