American Generalship: Character Is Everything: The Art of Command

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Notes
1.
Charles Bracelen Flood, Lee: The Last Years ( Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981), 175.
2.
B. H. Liddell Hart, Sherman: The Genius of the Civil War ( London: Eyre and Spotteswood, 1933), 240.
3.
Douglas MacArthur, Reminiscences ( New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1964), 350.
4.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, At Ease ( New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967), 241.
5.
Personal interview with General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower, USA, and Edgar E. Puryear, Jr., May 2, 1963.
7.
Walter B. Smith, Eisenhower's Six Great Decisions ( New York: Longmans, Green, 1956), 55.
8.
Harry S. Truman, Year of Decisions ( Garden City, N.Y: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955), ix.
9.
George F. Keenan, Memoirs 1925-1950 ( Boston: Little, Brown, 1972), 346-47.
10.
MacArthur, Reminiscences, 350.
11.
Personal interview with Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, USA (Ret.) and Edgar E. Puryear, Jr., October 27, 1995.
12.
Colin Powell, My American Journey ( NewYork: Random House, 1995), 427.
13.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Crusade in Europe ( New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1948), 213-14.
14.
Ibid., 313-14.
15.
Personal interview with General of the Army Omar N. Bradley and Edgar E. Puryear, Jr., February 15, 1963.
16.
Letter from Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., USA, to his son Cadet George S. Patton, IV, dated June 6, 1944.
17.
Personal interview with Gen. J. Lawton Collins USA (Ret.) and Edgar F. Puryear, Jr., September 20, 1962.
18.
Person interview with William H. Simpson USA (Ret.) and Edgar E. Puryear, Jr., September 20, 1962.
19.
Interview with Gen. Matthew Ridgway, USA (Ret.), and Lt. John M. Beair, November 24,1971.

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Table of contents

  • 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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