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American generalship

Edgar F. Puryear

American generalship

character is everything : the art of command

by Edgar F. Puryear

  • 354 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Presidio in Novata, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Command of troops.,
  • Generals -- United States.,
  • Leadership.,
  • Character.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdgar F. Puryer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB210 .P77 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 374 p. ;
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18297143M
    ISBN 100891416587
    LC Control Number99048919

      Walsh rightly praises such American generals as U. S. Grant and George Patton, but to compare their generalship to that of such contemporary military leaders as Mattis, Petraeus, or McChrystal Author: Mackubin Thomas Owens. Generalship in combat is extraordinarily difficult, and many seasoned officers fail at it. During World War II, senior American commanders typically were given a Author: Thomas E. Ricks.

    Lee "American Generalship Character Is Everything: The Art of Command" por Edgar Puryear disponible en Rakuten Kobo. “What does it take to make a great general or a great leader in any field? An excellent contribution to the study Brand: Random House Publishing Group. American Generalship: Character Is Everything: the Art of Command by Edgar Puryear. Random House Publishing Group, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can .

      Karen Ballard / Pool Photo / Getty Images. Tom Ricks, author of a new book on American generalship, pegs Army General Tommy Franks, shown here arriving in Baghdad shortly after the U.S. invasion of Iraq in , as the U.S. military's worst post-9/11 general. BOOK REVIEWS dis 2 quarter / JFQ 99 The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today By Thomas E. Ricks Penguin Press, pp. $ ISBN: Reviewed by ROBERT BRACKNELL T om Ricks is no stranger to criticizing the modern crop of generals. A fellow at the Center for New American.


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Excerpts. From the book Introduction This study of leadership represents thirty-five years of research on how one leads successfully in the U.S. military. Over this period of time, I have had personal interviews with more than a hundred officers of four-star rank, and interviews or personal correspondence with more than a thousand officers of the rank of brigadier general and higher.

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With this book, we do just that.”—General H. Norman Schwarzkopf. American Generalship: Character is Everything The Art of Command Edgar F. Puryear Jr. Presidio Press ( ) $ (pp) This study of the characteristics of successful leadership in the U.S. military is the culmination and summation of Puryear’s thirty-five years of research.

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In I wrote a book entitled Nineteen Stars: A Study in Military Character and Leadership, a comparative study of the leadership of four of the most outstanding American generals of World War II, of what made them good leaders and how they led. For this comparative study I selected General of the Army George C.

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An excellent contribution to the study Brand: Random House Publishing Group. Book Review: “Grant Under Fire: An Exposé of Generalship & Character in the American Civil War” Posted on January 9, by Ryan Quint Ulysses S.

Grant’s service during the Civil War has, for obvious reasons, provided plenty of historiographical fodder to generation after generation of historians. Thomas E. Ricks, The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today. New York: Penguin, pp. $ When Tom Ricks published Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in.

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