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Author Puryear, Edgar F., 1930-

Title Marine Corps generalship [electronic resource] / Edgar F. Puryear, Jr. ; foreword by General Alfred M. Gray, Jr.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Defense University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  D 5.402:M 33/2    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 513 p.)
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 497-511).
Contents "Only one officer runs the Marine Corps" : the role of the commandant -- "General, will you do me the honor..." : selection of the commandant -- "Destiny hangs by a slender thread" : making the decision to join the Marine Corps -- "Think of yourself as the institution" : decisionmaking -- "You have to be heard, and you have to be felt" : the importance of presence -- "We will not compromise on this" : having the character to challenge -- "Don't ignore the yesterdays of war" : the importance of reading -- "As a teacher does a scholar" : mentorship -- "Time with people is never wasted" : consideration -- "Authority and responsibility are inseparable" : accountability -- "Miracles must be wrought if victories are to be won" : character and leadership -- "The Marine way of life" : the pattern for success.
Subject United States. Marine Corps -- Officers.
Generals -- United States.
Command of troops.
Leadership -- United States.
United States. Marine Corps -- Military life.
Added Author National Defense University Press.
Added Title Generalship
Other Form: Print version: Puryear, Edgar F., 1930- Marine Corps generalship. (DLC) 2009029230 (OCoLC)427704504
Gpo Item No. 0378-H-01 (online)
Sudoc No. D 5.402:M 33/2

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