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

Michael rated it liked it Apr 22, Great leadership primer from an experienced source This book is taut enough to power through adopf one or two sittings, but is also dense enough to reference again and again as needed.

A book to be re-read multiple times as experience in the military increases. Good Read Helped bolster those lessons taught at the basic level of military leadership.

It is written by a World War I German infantry officer. There are some really prescient comments in the final two Chapters about the limits in the American military model of the interwar period.

About Adolf Von Schell. The commanders job is to inspire confidence. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He does not limit his scope to the leader, he also discusses the needs and challenges for the soldiers themselves.

Especially illuminating is the last chapter, in which Von Schnell analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the ‘s US Army for Germany. Robert Scrivner rated it liked it Dec 30, Refresh and try again. Recommended for junior NCO and junior officers, particularly those in combat corps.


Battle Leadership

David rated it liked it Jul 31, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Raymond rated it really liked it Jan 28, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Patrick Swan rated it it was amazing Aug 28, This is unusual book to me and enjoyed reading battlee. Stephen Thomas leadersnip it it was amazing Jan 26, Jared rated it it was amazing Aug 09, Return to Book Page. Battle Leadership by Adolf Von Schell.

Von Schell’s book implores that modern leaders look more closely at the psychological challenges of warfare and apply increasing efforts to duplicating the chaos of battle in the training ground. A veteran of the First World War, he fought throughout leavership conflict on all of the fronts from until the Armistice in Kaufman rated it did not like it Jul 09, He emphasizes throughout the fundamental differences between a peacetime training environment and the actual realities of combat.

What resulted lfadership an insightful series of short papers on varying facets of the impact of the combat environment on both batt,e leader and the soldier. Kris Volk rated it it was amazing Jun 22, 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 Robyn rated it really liked it Jan 18, As a combat veteran, I can personally attest to the truth baattle accuracy in this leadershlp.

No doubt it’s insights will continue to prove valuable on any battlefield of the future. His insights into the nature of battle and small unit leadership are second to none. If you can do this, then half the battle is already won. Saurav rated it it was amazing Jul 05, Nicholasdicola rated it really liked it Nov 08, Short, easy to digest, and essential to aspiring leaders.


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Caleb Morris rated it it was amazing Jul 26, Easy to read –in total it may take around three to four hours. Thus, he stresses the absolute critical need for as much realism as possible when training. Kenneth Jude Gaughan rated it it vin ok Jan 10, Kirk rated it really liked it Jan 02, During his time there he was asked to provide his insights into the leader in a combat environment as scehll level of experience within the US Army was relatively small at the time.

A little-known classic, more’s the shame of it.

Quoted at length in the US Army’s training material of the period. Quotes from Battle Leadership. About Adolf Von Schell. Nov 20, Bobby rated it it was amazing. Apr 28, Adrien rated it really liked it.