Accession Number : ADA293283

Title :   An Analysis of Operational Leadership. Field Marshal Erich Von Manstein.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI DEPT OF OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Gwin, Jurgen J.

PDF Url : ADA293283

Report Date : 13 FEB 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : This paper is a historical analysis of Field Marshal Erich von Manstein's operational leadership. It focuses on the essential elements of operational leadership. These elements are operational thinking, execution of operations, and the operational leader's character. Von Manstein's idea for the campaign against France, his command of Army Group Don, and his idea for Operation Citadel are discussed.

Descriptors :   *LEADERSHIP, *ARMY OPERATIONS, MILITARY HISTORY, COMBAT EFFECTIVENESS, THEATER LEVEL OPERATIONS, LESSONS LEARNED, CRISIS MANAGEMENT, DECISION MAKING, SKILLS, STRATEGIC ANALYSIS, MILITARY DOCTRINE, JOINT MILITARY ACTIVITIES, MILITARY COMMANDERS, ARMY PLANNING, JUDGEMENT(PSYCHOLOGY), TACTICAL WARFARE.

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE