Instilling A Sense Of Security By Taking Action


Captain Adolf Von Schell was a veteran German officer of the First World War.  In 1914 he first served in Belgium, then saw extensive action on the eastern front in both Romania and the Russian border.  After the end of the conflict in 1918, he stayed in the army; he was even sent to one of the US Army’s military schools in Fort Benning in 1930.  He delivered many lectures to American officers on his combat lessons of the Great War; these were later collected and published under the title Battle Leadership.

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