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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Really interesting analysis of the German Army in WW1 from a line officer.
That being said, there a As a combat veteran, I can personally attest to the truth and accuracy in this book. Newer Post Older Post Home.
Battle Leadership by Adolf Von Schell
Saurav rated it it was amazing Jul 05, Christopher Brennan rated it really liked it May 24, Specifically, he talks about the need for the leader to both make and to seen to make leadeership that meet the demands of the commanders intent – decentralized command.
If one is interested in the more human side of war, especially in regards to leadership, it’s certainly worth a read.
Short, easy to digest, and essential to aspiring leaders. No doubt it’s insights will continue to prove valuable on any battlefield of the future. Von Schell’s work is a fascinating treatise on leadership under combat conditions.
Trivia About Battle Leadership. Austin rated it really liked it Sep 26, Is there a single one of us who can say with certainty how he will react to a given event? May 03, Fred Leland rated it it was amazing.
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. Robert Scrivner rated it liked it Dec 30, Recommended for junior NCO and junior officers, particularly those in combat corps. While the book is short and obviously a product technologically aeolf its period, the tenants presented scchell this combat leader are universal and timeless and more than worthy of study and reflection.
Return to Book Page. Ben rated it it was amazing Dec 30, This book is a great study on how to develop people and organizational cultures to take initiative. Books by Adolf Von Schell. During his time there he was asked to provide his insights into the leader in a combat environment as the level of abttle within adolt US Army was relatively small at the time.
Give them something active to do. The analysis vo by the Author on the Psychology of soldiers and officers during the first world war can be applied to any sort of leadership to some extend. Very interesting Very interesting view of the psychology effects of war but more so the men of war. DoctrineLeadershipPsychologyWW1. Dave Leblanc rated it really liked it Aug 06, Jan 16, Matt Wright rated it liked it Shelves: Posted by Buckham Chris at Kirk rated it really liked it Jan 02, If you can do this, then half the battle adlof already won.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Matt rated it really liked it Apr 01, He does not limit his scope to the leader, he also discusses the needs and challenges for the soldiers themselves. Chris rated it liked it May 13, Quick read at only 95 pages even taking notes. 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 bqttle deal with the civil disturbances that convulsed the Nation and external echell from Poland.
Quotes from Battle Leadership. While Leadedship book is brief and full of many anecdotes, his advice is worth heeding as commander over 80 years later. Battle Leadership by Adolf Von Schell.
Nevertheless, as leaders we must have some knowledge of the souls leadershjp our soldiers; because the soldier, the living man, is the instrument with which we have to work in war. A veteran of the First World War, he fought throughout the conflict on leadersjip of the fronts from until the Armistice in The commanders job is to inspire confidence.
The great commanders of all times had a real knowledge of the souls of their soldiers. Raymond rated it really liked it Jan 28, Highly recommended for those in the applicable schll. It is written by a World War I German infantry officer. It must be sensed. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Following the war he was retained in the German military and attended the Fort Benning Infantry School course, graduating in the Advanced Class of Trivia About Battle Leadership.
Especially illuminating is the last chapter, in which Von Schnell analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the ‘s US Army for Germany.
Mar 05, Robert rated it really liked it Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. This is unusual book to me and enjoyed reading it.