Supreme Command

Author: Eliot A. Cohen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471105148
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SUPREME COMMAND is about leadership in wartime, or more precisely about the tension between two kinds of leadership, civil and military.

Grand Strategy In Theory And Practice

Author: William C. Martel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107082064
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EliotCohen, Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in
Wartime, 1st reprinted. (New York: Anchor Books, September 2003), pp. 17–18. “
He chose an act of military imprudence – refusing to either withdraw or reinforce
outnumbered garrisons – to achieve a broader political effect.” See, e.g., T. Harry
Williams's Lincoln and His Generals and Kenneth P. Williams's massive (but
unfinished) Lincoln Finds a General; cf. Cohen, Supreme Command: Soldiers,
Statesmen, ...


Author: Hans-Joachim Ruff-Stahl
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 353194228X
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Hans-Joachim Ruff-Stahl untersucht das militärische Scheitern anhand dreier Fallstudien: der Strategie des Netcentric Warfare, der Effektbasierten Operationen sowie den Counterinsurgency Operations oder des Comprehensive Approach.

Die Neuen Kriege

Author: Herfried Münkler
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644011214
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Die Gewalt richtet sich vor allem gegen die Zivilbevölkerung; Hochhäuser werden zu Schlachtfeldern, Fernsehbilder zu Waffen. Herfried Münkler macht die Folgen dieser Entwicklung deutlich.


Author: Karl Marlantes
Publisher: Arche Literatur Verlag
ISBN: 3037900334
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Nachdem Matterhorn befestigt ist, werden Mellas und seine Männer abgeordert, in Nordvietnam die Nachschublinien der Vietcong zu unterbrechen.

Die Schlafwandler

Author: Christopher Clark
Publisher: DVA
ISBN: 3641118778
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In seinem bahnbrechenden neuen Werk kommt der renommierte Historiker und Bestsellerautor Christopher Clark (Preußen) zu einer anderen Einschätzung.

American Force

Author: Richard K. Betts
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023152188X
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... 1984); Eliot A. Cohen, Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and
Leadership in Wartime (New York: Free Press, 2002). The second edition of
Allison's book was more measured in its emphasis on errors due to
organizational process and renamed the model “organizational behavior.” Allison
and Zelikow, Essence of Decision, chap. 3. Cohen, Supreme Command, 4–8,
174–75, 226–29. H. R. McMaster, Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert
McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of ...

Air Force Officer S Guide

Author: Stephen E. Wright
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811760154
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Based on his vast military experience and career, the author offers some
interesting opinions about training future leaders in the armed services. Cohen,
Eliot A. Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime.
This work examines four case studies in leadership and civil-military relations.
Cohen focuses on Abraham Lincoln, Georges Clemenceau, Winston Churchill,
and David Ben-Gurion and their relationships with subordinate military
commanders. The author ...

Air Commanders

Author: John Andreas Olsen
Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
ISBN: 161234576X
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To mention a few great and worthy studies ofAmerican airmen who held
command of large air forces in World War II: David R. Mets, Master ofAirpower:
General Carl A. Spaatz (Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1988); Richard G. Davis,
CarlA. ... (New York: William Morrow, 1989); Stephen Howarth, Men of 'War:
Great Naval Leaders of 'World 'War II (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992); Eliot A.
Cohen, Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in 'Wartime (
New York: Free ...