History of Sea Power – Next Course Addresses Naval History
Civil War U.S. Navy Admiral David Farragut 3 – First Command
NEXT COURSE: I have just signed up for my next class, History of Sea Power which starts January 3rd. We’re allowed one elective in my program and, given my research interests in the naval history of the American Civil War, this one fits well. Course Description This course is an in-depth study of the art […]
New Acquisition – Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime
Civil War hero and admiral David Farragut literally grew up at sea. In the U.S. Navy since the age of ten, he served under David Porter as a midshipman beginning in 1811 on the USS Essex. A surrogate father, “Porter supervised his education and training while seizing every opportunity to throw responsibility on the boy.” […]
I bought this book to assist with an assignment on the command skills of Abraham Lincoln. Author Eliot A. Cohen also examines the records of Georges Clemenceau, Winston Churchill and David Ben-Gurion in an effort to synthesize why they stand above others as leaders in time of war.