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On War and Leadership: The Words of Combat Commanders from Frederick the Great to Norman Schwarzkopf
What can we learn about leadership and the experience of war from the best combat leaders the world has ever known? This book takes us behind the scenes and to the front lines of the major wars of the past 250 years through the words of twenty combat commanders. What they have to say--which is remarkably similar across generational, national, and ideological divides--is a ...more
Paperback, 347 pages
Published October 16th 2005 by Princeton University Press
(first published 2002)
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Bought this book and read portions on Patton and a few other American military leaders. It's a very solid, well-written and well-researched collection of essays. If you're doing any sort of research in to the highest quality strategic military thinkers/leaders, this book is an important one to consider.
Owen Connelly was an American historian who specialized in military history, especially the Napoleonic wars. After earning his doctorate at the University of North Carolina, he taught at the University of South Carolina, where he retired as Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus and Caroline McKissick Dial Professor of History Emeritus.More about Owen Connelly...