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The Resource The school of hard knocks : combat leadership in the American Expeditionary Forces, Richard S. Faulkner, (electronic resource)

The school of hard knocks : combat leadership in the American Expeditionary Forces, Richard S. Faulkner, (electronic resource)

Label
The school of hard knocks : combat leadership in the American Expeditionary Forces
Title
The school of hard knocks
Title remainder
combat leadership in the American Expeditionary Forces
Statement of responsibility
Richard S. Faulkner
Title variation
Combat leadership in the American Expeditionary Forces
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
TXA/DLC
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Faulkner, Richard Shawn
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
C. A. Brannen series
Series volume
no. 12
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Command of troops
  • Military morale
  • World War, 1914-1918
Label
The school of hard knocks : combat leadership in the American Expeditionary Forces, Richard S. Faulkner, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally presented as: Thesis (Ph.D.)--Kansas State University, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Combat leadership in the AEF: a tale of Alvin and Charles -- "To be instructed in the dark art and mystery of managing men" -- Small-unit leadership in the Old Army -- "We find ourselves in need of a vast army of officers" -- The stateside selection and training of officers -- "By improvised and uncoordinated means" -- Officer selection and training in 1918 -- "Ninety-day wonders" and "jumped-up sergeants" -- Stateside mobilization and the challenges of small-unit leadership -- "My God! This is Kitchener's army all over again" -- Leader training in the American Expeditionary Forces in France -- "Gone blooey" -- The AEF's systems for addressing officer incompetence and inefficiency -- Noncoms, doughboys and the Sam Brownes -- The relations between the leader and the led in the US Army -- Combat physics and the ugly realities of attritional warfare -- The school of hard knocks -- Combat leadership and the attritional battlefield -- Conclusions: A tale of George and Henry -- Appendix: Organization of AEF infantry rifle companies and platoons
Control code
ssj0000601797
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 392 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781603442978
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011025679
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000601797
Label
The school of hard knocks : combat leadership in the American Expeditionary Forces, Richard S. Faulkner, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Originally presented as: Thesis (Ph.D.)--Kansas State University, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Combat leadership in the AEF: a tale of Alvin and Charles -- "To be instructed in the dark art and mystery of managing men" -- Small-unit leadership in the Old Army -- "We find ourselves in need of a vast army of officers" -- The stateside selection and training of officers -- "By improvised and uncoordinated means" -- Officer selection and training in 1918 -- "Ninety-day wonders" and "jumped-up sergeants" -- Stateside mobilization and the challenges of small-unit leadership -- "My God! This is Kitchener's army all over again" -- Leader training in the American Expeditionary Forces in France -- "Gone blooey" -- The AEF's systems for addressing officer incompetence and inefficiency -- Noncoms, doughboys and the Sam Brownes -- The relations between the leader and the led in the US Army -- Combat physics and the ugly realities of attritional warfare -- The school of hard knocks -- Combat leadership and the attritional battlefield -- Conclusions: A tale of George and Henry -- Appendix: Organization of AEF infantry rifle companies and platoons
Control code
ssj0000601797
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 392 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781603442978
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011025679
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000601797

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