Command in War

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Harvard University Press, 1985 - History - 339 pages

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This is an excellent introduction into the problems and concerns of leadership in battle. Good book and an excellent author, check out some of his other titles as well. Read full review


On Command
The Stone Age of Command
The Revolution in Strategy

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Martin Van Creveld, born in the Netherlands, has lived in Israel since 1950 and is Israel's most prominent military historian. He holds degrees from the London School of Economics and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where he has been on the faculty since 1971. He is the author of fifteen books on military history and strategy, including Command in War (1985), Supplying War (1977), and The Sword and the Olive (1998).

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