The Resource Command culture : officer education in the U.S. Army and the German Armed Forces, 1901-1940, and the consequences for World War II, Jörg Muth, (electronic resource)

Command culture : officer education in the U.S. Army and the German Armed Forces, 1901-1940, and the consequences for World War II, Jörg Muth, (electronic resource)

Label
Command culture : officer education in the U.S. Army and the German Armed Forces, 1901-1940, and the consequences for World War II
Title
Command culture
Title remainder
officer education in the U.S. Army and the German Armed Forces, 1901-1940, and the consequences for World War II
Statement of responsibility
Jörg Muth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In Command Culture, Jörg Muth examines the different paths the United States Army and the German Armed Forces traveled to select, educate, and promote their officers in the crucial time before World War II. Muth demonstrates that the military education system in Germany represented an organized effort where each school and examination provided the stepping stone for the next. But in the United States, there existed no communication about teaching contents or didactical matters among the various schools and academies, and they existed in a self chosen insular environment. American officers who
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Muth, Jörg
Dewey number
355.5/5097309041
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
U408
LC item number
.M87 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Military education
  • Military education
  • Germany
  • Germany
Label
Command culture : officer education in the U.S. Army and the German Armed Forces, 1901-1940, and the consequences for World War II, Jörg Muth, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Prelude: Military relations between the United States and Germany and the Great General Staff fantasy -- The selection and commissioning of officers -- No "brother officers": cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point -- "To learn how to die": Kadetten in Germany -- Intermediate advanced education and promotion -- The importance of doctrine and how to manage: the American command and General Staff school and the overlooked infantry school -- The importance of the attack and how to lead: the German Kriegsakademie -- Conclusions -- Education, culture, and consequences -- Author's afterword -- Officers' rank index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (377 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781574413649
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)714006
  • (OCoLC)730151788
  • (SSID)ssj0000521578
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11333300
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000521578
  • (PQKBWorkID)10522745
  • (PQKB)11642173
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC714006
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse15262
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000104920
Label
Command culture : officer education in the U.S. Army and the German Armed Forces, 1901-1940, and the consequences for World War II, Jörg Muth, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Prelude: Military relations between the United States and Germany and the Great General Staff fantasy -- The selection and commissioning of officers -- No "brother officers": cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point -- "To learn how to die": Kadetten in Germany -- Intermediate advanced education and promotion -- The importance of doctrine and how to manage: the American command and General Staff school and the overlooked infantry school -- The importance of the attack and how to lead: the German Kriegsakademie -- Conclusions -- Education, culture, and consequences -- Author's afterword -- Officers' rank index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (377 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781574413649
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)714006
  • (OCoLC)730151788
  • (SSID)ssj0000521578
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11333300
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000521578
  • (PQKBWorkID)10522745
  • (PQKB)11642173
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC714006
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse15262
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000104920

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