Wartime magazine issue 73

Summer 2016

Command & leadership: the world wars and beyond

  • Hitler as a military leader by Richard J Evans.
    By his own account a genius, was Hitler chiefly responsible for Nazi Germany’s military defeat?
  • Masters and commanders by Andrew Roberts.
    Anglo-American grand strategy in 1941-45 was not the creation of the famous generals.
  • The German supreme army command by Michael Epkenhans.
    How much power did Germany’s generals actually wield at home and on the front in 1914-18?
  • Rise, fall, and rise of Douglas Haig by Meleah Hampton.
    Judgements about the British leader have dominated scholarship on the First World War.
  • The outsider as insider by Andy Simpson.
    Sir John Monash was responsible for the Australian Corps’ greatest victories on the Western Front.
  • Blamey. Macarthur and Curtin by Karl James.
    How these men direct much of Australia’s efforts in the Second World War.
  • Who called for a ceasefire? Gallipoli 1915 by Mesut Uyar.
    The brief truce at Anzac was needed, tricky to negotiate, and raised issues of pride.
  • Command in contemporary coalitions by John Cantwell.
    Some issues remain the same as in the past, but some are new.
  • Chauvel in Palestine by Peter Burness.
    Sir Harry Chauvel led the Desert Mounted Corps to victory in the Middle East.
  • Collection insights by Chris Goddard.
    Commanders are not so different from the lower ranks, after all. Many of them were just as interested in collecting souveniers.
  • Communication and control at Amiens by Shane Casey.
  • Spirit of the Squadron by Melissa Cadden.
    Squadron Leader John Francis Jackson DFC.
  • The Last Post: Major General William Holmes CMG DSO VD 1862-1917.
  • Plus regular features, including Reflections, Mail call, and book reviews.

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