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.
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