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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The great commanders of all times had a real knowledge of the souls of their soldiers. Tom rated it really liked it Dec 26, Very interesting Very interesting view of the psychology effects of war but more so the men of war.
Von Schell addresses the effects of tempo, importance of timely intelligence, the often inaccuracy of intelligence, the value of veteran combat leadership and leadership by example.
Unfortunately we cannot formulate a set of psychological rules; human reactions can never be reduced to an exact science. He also discusses the limitations that fighting places on one’s ability to communicate and direct. To ask other readers questions about Battle Leadershipplease sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Kaufman rated it did not like it Jul 09, Trivia About Battle Leadership. Easy to read –in total it may take around three to four hours.
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That being said, there a As a combat veteran, I can personally attest to the truth and accuracy adol this book. It is written by a World War I German infantry officer. Phil Geusz rated it it was amazing Apr 23, Kartal G rated it it was amazing Feb 05, Chris rated it liked it May 13, Sara rated it liked it Sep 14, Joseph Perez rated it it was amazing Jan 18, While the book is short and obviously a product technologically of its period, the tenants presented by this combat leader are leadershkp and timeless and more than worthy of study and reflection.
Battle Leadership by Adolf Von Schell
Stephen Thomas rated it it was amazing Jan 26, This book discusses how to lead men in combat. Austin rated it really liked it Sep 26, Paul rated it really liked it Jul 16, Battle Leadership by Adolf Von Schell, is a classic that should be read by all combat leaders.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Feb 10, Abdullah Almuslem rated it really liked it. No doubt it’s insights will continue to prove valuable on any battlefield of the future.
Respite with good military wisdom and stories of German Officership in the first World War, Battle Leadership is a practical resource for insight into the effect of war on the human dimension.
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Trivia About Battle Leadership. Von Schell’s book implores that modern leaders look more nattle at the psychological challenges of warfare and apply increasing efforts to duplicating the chaos of battle in the training ground. While Schnell’s book is brief and full of many anecdotes, his advice is worth heeding as commander over 80 years later.
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. Mar 07, Christopher Brennan rated it really liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
He emphasizes throughout the fundamental differences between a peacetime training environment and the actual realities of combat. Ray rated it liked it Oct 17, Books by Adolf Von Schell.