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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It contains some succinct and easy to scheell anecdotes and resultant analysis that is still somewhat applicable to modern warfare. Jun 16, Matt rated it it was amazing.

No doubt it’s insights will continue to prove valuable on any battlefield of the future. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Michael rated it liked it Apr 22, Quoted at length in the Leaership Army’s training material of the period. Chris rated it liked it May 13, David rated it liked it Jul 31, It’s an older book but the messages on devolving mutual trust and building a bottoms up decentralized decision making culture are timeless.

To ask other readers questions about Battle Leadershipplease sign up. Apr 28, Adrien rated it really liked it. It is written by a World War I German infantry officer.

Battle Leadership by Adolf Von Schell

He also discusses the limitations that batgle places on one’s ability to communicate and direct. Mar 05, Robert rated it really liked it Shelves: There are some really prescient comments in the final two Chapters about the limits in the American military model of the interwar period. A fast and engaging read and very highly recommended for aspiring leaders at all levels of military and civilian command and management.


The Dep Dant gave this to me after a football game Raymond rated it really liked it Jan 28, Elliot Loper rated it liked it Jun 09, Adolf Von Schell does a very good job of using real-world examples, most of them personal experiences, to illustrate key lessons. 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. Sam Silberman rated it it was amazing Mar 18, Very interesting Very interesting view of the psychology effects of war but more so the men of war.

Von Schell addresses the effects of tempo, importance of timely adklf, the often inaccuracy of intelligence, the value of veteran combat leadership and leadership by example.

Jared Briggs rated it liked it Nov 18, Is there a bon one of us who can say with certainty how he will react to a given event?

Give them something active to do. Easy to read –in total it may take around three to four hours.

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While Schnell’s book is brief and full of many anecdotes, his advice is worth heeding as commander over 80 years later. Return to Book Page. Respite with good military wisdom and stories of German Officership in the first World Avolf, Battle Leadership leqdership a practical resource for insight into the effect of war on adoof human dimension.

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Thus, he stresses the absolute critical need for as much realism as possible when training. Gibson Hartley rated it really liked it.

Sara rated it liked it Sep 14, Unfortunately we cannot formulate a set of psychological rules; human reactions can never be reduced to an exact science. Recommended for junior NCO and junior officers, particularly those in combat corps. It is probable that this will be still more true in future wars. Really interesting analysis of the German Army in WW1 vvon a line officer.

This is unusual book to me and enjoyed reading it. Mar 18, Rob Wilensky rated it it was amazing. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Dave Leblanc rated it really liked it Aug 06, Kartal G rated it it was amazing Feb 05, Trivia About Battle Leadership.

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To ask other readers questions about Battle Leadershipplease sign up. Caleb Morris rated it it was amazing Jul 26, Feb 21, Daniel Dawson rated it liked it. Return to Book Page. A veteran of the First World War, he fought throughout the conflict on vn of the fronts from until the Armistice in