Book Supreme command : soldiers, statesmen, and leadership in wartime / Eliot A. Cohen.
Publication year: 2002.
Call Number JF195 .C64 2002 ; U21.5 .C65 2002
Media class: Book
Publisher: New York : Free Press
ISBN: 0743230493 9780743230490
"This is a book about leadership in wartime ... by looking at four great democratic war statesmen [Abraham Lincoln, Georges Clemenceau, Winston Churchill, and David Ben-Gurion] ..." -- Pref.
USED FOR NS2270 AND BSAP COURSES.
Extent: xiv, 288 p. ; 25 cm.
"The relationship between military leaders and political leaders has always been a complicated one, especially in times of war. When the chips are down, who should run the show--the politicians or the generals? 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"--Dust jacket.
The soldier and the statesman -- Lincoln sends a letter -- Clemenceau pays a visit -- Churchill asks a question -- Ben-Gurion holds a seminar -- Leadership without genius -- The unequal dialogue -- The theory of civilian control.