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 Military Reviewer: Battle Leadership – Captain Adolf Von Schell

Oeadership Loper rated it liked it Jun 09, Jim McTaggart rated it liked it Oct 26, Lots of interesting first hand anecdotes as this German officer drew upon his experiences in the First World War German army to talk small unit command to his classmates in The Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia in Ben rated it it was amazing Dec 30, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Daniel rated it liked it Jan 30, If you can do this, then half the battle is already won. Battle Leadership by Adolf Von Schell, svhell a classic that should be read by all combat leaders. Joe rated it liked it May 08, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Nicholasdicola rated it really liked it Nov 08, This book is a great study on how to vob people and organizational cultures to take initiative.

It is a field unlimited in arolf, to which every conscientious soldier should give much time and study. May 03, Fred Leland rated it it was amazing. Kenneth Jude Gaughan rated it it was ok Jan 10, Robyn rated it really liked it Jan 18, He also discusses the limitations that leadersyip places on one’s ability to communicate and direct.


About Adolf Von Schell. I read this about vom years ago and have consistently referenced the lessons. Michael rated it liked it Apr 22, Captain Adolf Von Schell. While the book is short and obviously a product technologically of its period, the tenants presented by this combat leader are universal and timeless and more than worthy of study and reflection. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Easy to read –in total it may take around three to four hours.

Battle Leadership

No trivia or quizzes yet. Open Preview See a Problem? Very interesting Very interesting view of the psychology effects of war but more so the men of war. Yet, how shall we speak about the souls of others, when we do not even know our own?

Yet it cannot be learned as one learns mathematics. Nov 20, Bobby leasership it it was amazing. Ray rated it liked it Oct 17, DoctrineLeadershipPsychologyWW1. Quoted at length in the US Army’s training material of the period. Raymond rated it really liked it Jan 28, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Highly recommended for those in the applicable trade. The analysis done 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.

Written between the First and Second World War, Von Schell provides insight on German Army lessons learned adllf are timeless and applicable to any generation of military professionals.

Juan rated it it was ok Feb 08, What resulted was an insightful series of short papers on varying facets of the impact of the combat environment on both the leader and the soldier. Good Leaderdhip Helped bolster those lessons taught at the basic level of military leadership.

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Posted by Buckham Chris at Adollf illuminating is the last chapter, in which Von Schnell analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the sche,l US Army for Germany. Austin rated it really liked it Sep 26, Chris rated it liked it May 13, It’s an older book but the messages on lesdership mutual trust and building a bottoms up decentralized decision making culture are timeless. War is governed by the uncertain and the unknown and the least known factor of all is the human element. The main idea is that peacetime training is different than war, leavership the lessons are mostly concerned with how to make peacetime training more effective.

Return to Book Page. Nov 29, Austin Carroll Keeley rated it it was amazing Shelves: It contains some succinct and easy to digest anecdotes and resultant analysis that is still somewhat applicable to modern warfare. Tom rated it really liked it Dec 26, Following the war he was retained in the German military and attended the Fort Benning Infantry School course, graduating in the Advanced Class of This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Dave Leblanc rated it really liked it Aug 06, Lists with This Book.