Last edited by Kagarg
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | History

5 edition of The Supreme Command. found in the catalog.

The Supreme Command.

Forrest C. Pogue

The Supreme Command.

by Forrest C. Pogue

  • 383 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters.,
  • World War, 1939-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUnited States Army in World War II: The European theater of operations, United States Army in World War II.
    ContributionsNational Geographic Society (U.S.). Cartographic Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD769 .A533 vol. 3, pt. 4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 607 p.
    Number of Pages607
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6148687M
    LC Control Number53061717
    OCLC/WorldCa1247005

    supreme command Download supreme command or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get supreme command book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. SUPREME COMMAND is about leadership in wartime, or more precisely about the tension between two kinds of leadership, civil and military. Eliot Cohen uncovers the nature of strategy-making by looking at four great democratic war statesmen and seeing how they dealt with .

    This well-written book views four major campaigns of World War I in western Europe: the “guns of August” from the headquarters of the younger Moltke, Admiral Jellicoe at Jutland, Geneal Pétain just after the French mutiny, and General Ludendorff during the final German offensives/5(4). The Oberste Heeresleitung (German pronunciation: [ˈoːbɐstə ˈheːʁəsˌlaɪtʊŋ], Supreme Army Command or OHL) was the highest echelon of command of the army (Heer) of the German the latter part of World War I, the Third OHL assumed dictatorial powers and became the de facto political authority in .

    First published in , the two-volume collection is a history of the Supreme Command of the War; the conduct of the war, the development of the Supreme Command from Balfour to . Throughout the book Ambrose traces the steady development of Eisenhower's generalcy--from its dramatic beginnings through his time at the top post of Allied command. The New York Times Book Review said of The Supreme Commander, "It is Mr. Ambrose's special triumph that he has been able to fight through the memoranda, the directives, plans 4/5(1).


Share this book
You might also like
Modern welding practice

Modern welding practice

Believing in the Resurrection

Believing in the Resurrection

Early childhood violence prevention

Early childhood violence prevention

Estimations in criticism

Estimations in criticism

Meditations in Wall Street

Meditations in Wall Street

Lives of the necromancers

Lives of the necromancers

Virginian

Virginian

Syria as a Roman province

Syria as a Roman province

Compassion

Compassion

Evening Shade Cookbook

Evening Shade Cookbook

Carp control techniques for aquatic plant establishment.

Carp control techniques for aquatic plant establishment.

Water-use data collection techniques in the southeastern United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Water-use data collection techniques in the southeastern United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Womens Magazines and Souls of Black Folk and Era of Franklin D. Roosevelt

Womens Magazines and Souls of Black Folk and Era of Franklin D. Roosevelt

Journey to nowhere

Journey to nowhere

The Supreme Command by Forrest C. Pogue Download PDF EPUB FB2

Such a book is Supreme Command, a superb study of civilian commanders in chief in times of war by the nation's leading scholar of military-civilian relations.”– The Weekly Standard “Cohen's well-written, absorbing critique of the normal theory is nothing short of crushingCited by:   As a volume in the 'Green Book' series, "Supreme Command" is just one of several official U.S.

Army histories offer by the Office of the Chief of Military History (Dept of Army) in the years following the war. "Supreme Command" The Supreme Command. book first published inafter several years of painstaking research on Dr.

Pogue's by: The Supreme Command [Forrest C. Pogue] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Supreme Command/5(3).

“Every so often a book appears just at the moment when it is most needed. Such a book is Supreme Command, a superb study of civilian commanders in chief in times of war by the nation’s leading scholar of military-civilian relations.”–. In Supreme Command, Eliot Cohen examines four great democratic war statesmen -- Abraham Lincoln, Georges Clemenceau, Winston Churchill, and David Ben-Gurion -- to reveal the surprising answer: the politicians.

Great states-men do not turn their wars over to their generals, and then stay out of their ed on: Ap Eliot Cohen’s Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime is a review of noteworthy case studies of four highly regarded statesmen as they led through conflict. Cohen is an American political scientist who received his B.A.

in government and PhD in Political Science from Harvard University.4/5. The Supreme Command. A description of General Eisenhower's wartime command, focusing on the general, his staff, and his superiors in London and Washington and contrasting Allied and enemy command organizations/5(6).

Code of Federal Regulations, Ti Transportation, Pt. Revised as of October 1, “Supreme Commander” is a classic and must-read for military aficionados and historians.

It is nothing short of a masterful journey into the life, decision-making, and character of Eisenhower through the WWII years.

It took forever to finish, but it was worth the journey. flag 1 like Like see review/5. In the spring ofEliot Cohen, a professor of Strategic Studies at the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, authored a widely discussed treatise on civil-military relations, Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime.

Cohen’s account centered on case studies of four great leaders—Abraham Lincoln, Georges Clemenceau, Winston Churchill, and. Supreme Command Summary by Eliot A. Cohen is one-of-a-kind book that brings whole new meaning to war, from a leader's standpoint.

Start growing. Boost your life and career with the best book summaries. Start growing. Boost your life and career with the best book summaries. This fascinating, absorbing and superbly written book by one of America's foremost historians, Stephen Ambrose, tells the story of Dwight David Eisenhower whose years of high command covers the campaign in North Africa from to and the campaign in north west Europe in and /5().

The Supreme Command. SHAEF Concentrates on OVERLORD. General Eisenhower arrived in London on 15 January to begin converting the COSSAC staff into the Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF).

Planning would continue for months yet, but now with troops and a solid purpose. OVERLORD was coming to the fore. The Supreme Command | Forrest C Pogue; National Geographic Society (U.S.). Cartographic Section | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. The Paperback of the The Supreme Command by Forrest C.

Pogue at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : CreateSpace Publishing. The Supreme Command. [Forrest C Pogue; Center of Military History.] -- A description of General Eisenhower's wartime command, focusing on the general, his staff, and his superiors in London and Washington and contrasting Allied and enemy command organizations.

Your. In "Supreme Command," Eliot Cohen examines four great democratic war statesmen -- Abraham Lincoln, Georges Clemenceau, Winston Churchill, and David Ben-Gurion -- to reveal the surprising answer: 4/5(1). A description of General Eisenhower₂s wartime command, focusing on the general, his staff, and his superiors in London and Washington and contrasting Allied and enemy command organizations.

Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. SUPREME COMMAND is about leadership in wartime, or more precisely about the tension between two kinds of leadership, civil and military. Eliot Cohen uncovers the nature of strategy-making by looking at four great democratic war statesmen and seeing how they dealt with the military leaders who served them.

In doing so he reveals fundamental aspects of leadership and provides not 4/5(1). 'Supreme Command' By Eliot A. Cohen. J ; From Chapter 4: Churchill Asks a Question as well as single-volume books of history and. Get this from a library!

The Supreme Command. [Forrest C Pogue; Center of Military History,] -- A description of General Eisenhower's wartime command, focusing on the general, his staff, and his superiors in London and Washington and contrasting Allied and enemy command organizations.This book achieves excellence on several levels and offers an absorbing portrait of leadership under difficult circumstances.

Author Eliot A. Cohen presents an impressive analysis of an especially important issue, the balance between civilian and military leadership, which he uses as a paradigm for leadership relations and strategy.9/10().The theme of this book is the decisive effect of individual human character on history.

The background, in sharpest contrast, is a sudden and violent transition to mass collectivised life - to twentieth-century industry civilisation. The principal actors are four national commanders-in-chief: two German, one Frenchman, one Englishman.

Theirs was the novel task of directing these new and 5/5(1).