Moltke and His Generals: A Study in Leadership, Quintin Barry.
Looks at the relationship between Helmuth von Moltke, Chief of the
Prussian General Staff during the Wars of German Unification, and the
generals he had to work with. Shows the skill with which he managed a
very varied group of officers, of different levels of skill,
independence and stubbornness. Also helps explain why the Prussian
needed a system where professional staff officers worked alongside unit
commanders, many of whom had aristocratic or royal backgrounds.
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