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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Jun 16, Matt rated it it was amazing. It is probable that this will be still more true in future wars.

Quick read at only 95 pages even taking svhell. Feb 10, Abdullah Almuslem rated it really liked it. While Schnell’s book is brief and full of many anecdotes, his advice is worth heeding as commander over 80 years later. Raymond rated it really liked it Jan 28, Intriguing for any aspiring leader. Newer Post Older Post Home. Kenneth Jude Gaughan rated it it was ok Jan 10, A series of articles written just after the end of WWI from the German perspective. It contains some succinct and easy to digest anecdotes and resultant analysis that is still somewhat applicable to modern warfare.

Anthony rated it it was amazing Feb 18, A veteran of the First World War, he fought throughout the conflict on all of the fronts from until the Armistice in Easy to read –in total it scell take around three to four hours. Especially illuminating is the last chapter, in which Von Schnell analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the ‘s US Army for Germany.


Battle Leadership by Von Schell, Adolf

Posted by Buckham Chris at Paul rated it really liked it Jul schel, I read this about 15 years ago and have consistently referenced the lessons. He also discusses the limitations that fighting places on one’s ability to communicate and direct.

Want to Read saving…. During his time there he was asked to provide his insights into the leader in a combat environment as the level of experience within the US Army was relatively small at the time. He emphasizes throughout the fundamental differences between a peacetime training environment and the actual realities of combat.

Battle Leadership

Books by Adolf Von Schell. Captain Adolf Von Schell. War is governed by the uncertain and the unknown and the least known factor of all is the human element. It is written by a World War I German infantry officer. Steven Huynh rated it really liked it Aug 02, 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. Stephen Thomas rated it it was amazing Jan 26, Ben rated it it was amazing Dec 30, Patrick Swan rated it it was amazing Aug 28, Ray rated it liked it Oct 17, 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.


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When reading this book, you must remember that it was written just after WW1, so it is tactically outdated. Michael rated it liked it Apr 22, Nicholasdicola rated it really liked it Leaderxhip 08, Jim McTaggart rated it liked it Oct 26, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Adolf Von Schell does a very good job of using real-world examples, most of them personal experiences, to illustrate key lessons.