Leaders and Battles: The Art of Military Leadership [NOOK Book]


In a time when leadership is confused with management, W.J. Wood reminds us that the true determinant of military leadership is on the battlefield. --Harry Summers, author of On Strategy
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Leaders and Battles: The Art of Military Leadership

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In a time when leadership is confused with management, W.J. Wood reminds us that the true determinant of military leadership is on the battlefield. --Harry Summers, author of On Strategy
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307537034
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/23/2009
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 1,223,285
  • File size: 8 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Prologue: The Dynamics of Battle: Dan Morgan at the Battle of Cowpens, 1781 8
Anthony Wayne at Stony Point, 1779: Physical Courage 33
Louis Nicolas Davout at Auerstadt, 1806: Moral Courage 59
Hernan Cortes at Cempoalla, 1520: Boldness 88
John Chard and Gonville Bromhead at Rorke's Drift, 1879: Tenacity 115
Scipio Africanus at Ilipa, 106 B.C.: Imagination 149
Henry Bouquet at Bushy Run, 1763: Flexibility 175
George Custer at Little Big Horn, 1876: Judgment 202
Marshal Lannes at Ratisbon, 1809: Rally 239
Brazenose at Lungtungpen, 1899: Inspiration 264
Colonel von Lettow-Vorbeck at Tanga, 1914: Energy 272
Epilogue 301
Appendixes 311
Footnotes 321
Bibliography 324
Index 333
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