Leadership in the Crucible: The Korean War Battles of Twin Tunnels and Chipyong-ni (Texas A&M University Military History Series No. 82)

Leadership in the Crucible: The Korean War Battles of Twin Tunnels and Chipyong-ni (Texas A&M University Military History Series No. 82)

By: Kenneth E. Hamburger (author)Hardback

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At the pivotal battles of Twin Tunnels and Chipyong-ni In February 1951, U.N. forces met and contained largescale attacks by Chinese forces. Col. Paul Freeman and the larger-than-life Col. Ralph Monclar led the American 23rd Infantry Regiment and the French Batailion de Coree, respectively. In this careful consideration of combat leadership at all levels. Kenneth E. Hamburger details the actions of these units, offering stories of men sustaining themselves and one another to the limits of human endurance. He analyzes the roles that training, cohesion, morals, logistics, and leadership play in success or failure on the front lines, providing a well-organized discussion that is sure to become a classic in the field of leadership studies.

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About Author

Kenneth Hamburger is a retired U.S. Army Commander. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy, continues to teach courses on the Korean War at the American Military University, and leads staff tours of European battlefields for active duty U.S. Army soldiers.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/05/2003
  • ISBN13: 9781585442324
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781585442324
  • weight: 617
  • ISBN10: 1585442321

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