American Generalship: Character Is Everything: The Art of Command

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Notes
1.
Personal interview with Gen. Edward C. Meyer, USA (Ret.), and Edgar F. Puryear, Jr., July 14, 1997.
2.
Forrest C. Pogue, George C. Marshall: Education of a General ( New York: The Viking Press, 1963), 93.
3.
Ibid., 102.
4.
Ibid., 107-08.
5.
Ibid., 127.
6.
Ibid., 121.
7.
Ibid., 138.
8.
Personal interview with Col. George C. Cochew, USA (Ret.), and Edgar E. Puryear, Jr., December 19, 1962.
9.
Kenneth Ray Young, The General's General ( Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1994), 164.
10.
New York Times, August 7, 1930.
11.
Mark W. Clark, Calculated Risk ( New York: Harper and Brothers, 1950), 10-11, and personal interview with Edgar F. Puryear, Jr., December 22, 1962.
12.
Walter Krueger, From Down Under to Nippon ( Washington, D.C.: Combat Forces Press, 1993), 4, and personal interview, July 30, 1963.
13.
Personal interview with General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower and Edgar E. Puryear, Jr., May 2, 1963.
16.
Harry C. Butcher, My Three Years with Eisenhower ( New York: Simon and Schuster, 1946), 247-48.
17.
Kevin McCann, Man from Abilene ( New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1952), 51.
18.
Alden Hatch, George Patton, General in Spurs ( New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1950), 53-54.
19.
Charles R. Codman, Drive ( Boston: Little Brown, 1957), 145.
20.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Crusade in Europe ( New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1948), 102.
21.
Personal interview with Gen. Curtis E. LeMay, USAF (Ret.), and Edgar E. Puryear, Jr., August 28, 1975.

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Introduction ix
  • Chapter 1: Selflessness 1
  • Notes 41
  • Chapter 2: Decision 44
  • Notes 75
  • Chapter 3: "Feel" or "Sixth Sense" in Decision Making 77
  • Notes 105
  • Chapter 4: Aversion to "Yes Men" 108
  • Notes 140
  • Chapter 5: Books 142
  • Notes 184
  • Chapter 6: Mentorship 188
  • Notes 233
  • Chapter 7: Consideration 236
  • Notes 259
  • Chapter 8: Delegation 261
  • Notes 282
  • Chapter 9: Fix the Problem, Not the Blame 285
  • Notes 299
  • Chapter 10: Reflective Descriptions of Character 301
  • Notes 335
  • Chapter 11: the Pattern 338
  • Notes 362
  • Index 367
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