21st Century Patton : Strategic Insights for the Modern Era Paperback
Part of the 21st Century Foundations series
While General George S. Patton Jr. remains an iconic figure seventy years afterhis death, few fully appreciate him as a strategic thinker.
Indeed, hisflamboyant personality often obscures the fact that he was a lifelong studentof the military arts, a true strategic visionary, and a unique figure in Americanmilitary history.
This short volume introduces readers to a more complete andnuanced Patton.
By tracing his intellectual development and connecting hisviews on strategic thought and history to the issues of the present day, thisbook offers a bold, fresh view on the famous general. Linking Patton's success as a warfighter to his efforts as a thinker, this bookhopes to kindle debate on managing human capital within the military.
Mostsurely the book will demonstrate that-like Patton- the seeds of militarysuccess can be planted throughout a lifetime of formal and self-directed studyof the military arts.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 176 pages
- Publisher: Naval Institute Press
- Publication Date: 30/08/2016
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9781682470633