Old Glory Stories: American Combat Leadership in World War II

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Naval Institute Press, 2006 - History - 345 pages
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Rather than a history of battles and campaigns, this book is an analysis of leadership in combat over three continents and across two oceans. It looks at how soldiers react in war - how sergeants, lieutenants, captains, and generals direct soldiers in the most intense of all human dramas.

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Major Dick Winters took over command of Easy Company, an elite airborne unit, when its commander was killed after parachuting into France on D-Day. Winters continued to lead the outfit now immortalized as the Band of Brothers during the liberation of Europe and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross.
Col. Cole C. Kingseed, U.S. Army (Ret.), the author of five books, is an Army veteran, military historian, and the president of his own leadership consulting firm.

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