Pattons Way E–book/E–pub


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  • 09 September 2018
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  1. says: Pattons Way E–book/E–pub James Kelly Morningstar ½ 9 Characters Summary Pattons Way

    James Kelly Morningstar ½ 9 Characters Download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ½ James Kelly Morningstar Pattons Way E–book/E–pub This is a meticulously researched work on the origins development and application of General George S Patton's theory and methods which he implemented during his campaigns in WWII that were so successful and misunderstood by his contemporaries that many historians do not understand him to this day It is a must

  2. says: James Kelly Morningstar ½ 9 Characters Pattons Way E–book/E–pub

    Pattons Way E–book/E–pub Patton’s WayA brilliant book that describes the origins of the AirLand Battle and how Patton created the revolution Must read for future combat leaders

  3. says: Pattons Way E–book/E–pub James Kelly Morningstar ½ 9 Characters

    Pattons Way E–book/E–pub An excellent book I learned a great deal about Patton’s leadership and his ideas about winning wars This last two chapters dealing with his legacy were very informative and gave me insights into the evolution of how the Army has conceptualized warfighting from the end of World War II to the present In terms of learning about leadership and the history of US Army strategic thought I found this a very worthwhil

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    Pattons Way E–book/E–pub Download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ½ James Kelly Morningstar James Kelly Morningstar ½ 9 Characters Exceptional work Nye D'Este and DrLt Col Morningstar give a complete picture of one of the greatest military minds in human history A geniusD'Este's title far removed from the grotesue caricature that is the film Unlike Nye and D'Este however

  5. says: Pattons Way E–book/E–pub James Kelly Morningstar ½ 9 Characters

    Pattons Way E–book/E–pub Outstanding study of Patton's conduct on warfare A must read for all interested in the famous General

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Pattons Way

Pattons Way Read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Patton’s Way is a uniue approach to the legend of General George S Patton Jr and his development and application of a uniue approach to modern warfareUnlike Carlo D’Este’s Patton Genius for War or Stanley Hirshson’s General Patton A Soldier’s Life Patton’s Way is not a biography Instead it argues that popular representations of Patton are built on misconceptions and incomplete understandings about his approach to warfareMorningstar begins with the mystifying contradiction between the historiographical criticism of Patton’s methods and popular appreciation for his successes He identifies several schools of thought offering explanations ranging from Patton’s bull headed leadership to his gambling cavalry style Yet the author notes they all fail to fully comprehend the real PattonIt is the contention of this book that the secret to Patton’s success was a truly radical and purposely crafted doctrine he developed over several decad. This is a meticulously researched work on the origins development and application of General George S Patton s theory and methods which he implemented during his campaigns in WWII that were so successful and misunderstood by his contemporaries that many historians do not understand him to this day It is a must read for any student of WWII and General Patton

Download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ½ James Kelly Morningstar

Pattons Way Read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Es of careful thought and practice Morningstar identifies four core principals in Patton’s doctrine targeting the enemy’s morale through shock; utilizing highly practiced combined arms mechanized columns; relying on mission tactics and flexible command and control; and employing multi layered and synthesized intelligence systems to identify enemy capabilities and weak spots These principals directly contradicted official US Army doctrine in that they rejected the focus on tactical battle the primacy of infantry top down command and control and detailed orders processes and intelligence limited to supporting preconceived plans Because Patton’s methods did not conform to doctrine they were not well understood by his peers resulting in misconceptions both then and now misconceptions that led higher command to truncate Patton’s operations in Tunisia Sicily and FranceThe author uses separate chapters to detail how Patton developed and applie. Patton s WayA brilliant book that describes the origins of the AirLand Battle and how Patton created the revolution Must read for future combat leaders

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Pattons Way Read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub D each principal before using the breakout from Normandy as a case study to illustrate Patton’s Way in application The comparison of Patton’s success to the many instances of stagnation in the European Theater without Patton is startling but the author also recognizes other campaigns and how they related to Patton’s conceptsIn the Chapter 6 the author illustrates the ‘death and resurrection’ of Patton’s ideas in the US Army Following World War II both Patton’s teachings and adherents were systematically removed from the Army operations Political constraints led to a resurgence of attrition based doctrine and heavy firepower tactics in Korea and Vietnam Only at the Armor School at Fort Knox Kentucky did Patton’s ideas take root only to blossom in the form of AirLand Battle doctrine towards the end of the century after a long and interesting route The author ends by briefly describing the status of Patton’ ideas in the Army toda. An excellent book I learned a great deal about Patton s leadership and his ideas about winning wars This last two chapters dealing with his legacy were very informative and gave me insights into the evolution of how the Army has conceptualized warfighting from the end of World War II to the present In terms of learning about leadership and the history of US Army strategic thought I found this a very worthwhile bookAs with all histories if you want to develop an understanding don t read only one book Read lots of them and think about the implications of what you have read I am glad I read this oneOf the leadership lessons I take from this book those that most strike me are to encourage initiative achieve and exploit momentum and to deeply read and study the challenges of your field When opportunity presents yourself you can t Google options You have to have developed yourself and your mind to exploit opportunities when they present themselves Patton s deep respect for and appreciation of learning and his deep engagement with thought are under appreciated aspects of him as a man They are also under appreciated aspects of leadership today in general