War by Land, Sea, and Air: Dwight Eisenhower and the Concept of Unified Command

May 31, 2011|
War by Land, Sea, and Air: Dwight Eisenhower and the Concept of Unified Command by David Jablonsky
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In this book a retired U.S. Army colonel and military historian takes a fresh look at Dwight D. Eisenhower’s lasting military legacy, in light of his evolving approach to the concept of unified command. Examining Eisenhower’s career from his West Point years to the passage of the 1958 Defense Reorganization Act, David Jablonsky explores Eisenhower’s efforts to implement a unified command in the U.S. military—a concept that eventually led to the current organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and that, almost three decades after Eisenhower’s presidency, played a major role in defense reorganization under the Goldwater-Nichols Act. In the new century, Eisenhower’s approach continues to animate reform discussion at the highest level of government in terms of the interagency process.

David Jablonsky is a retired U.S. Army infantry colonel and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and Staff College and the U.S. Army War College. His awards and decorations include the Silver Star and Purple Heart. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle, PA, where as professor of national security affai...
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Title:War by Land, Sea, and Air: Dwight Eisenhower and the Concept of Unified Command
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:400 pages, 9.12 X 5.88 X 1.06 in
Shipping dimensions:400 pages, 9.12 X 5.88 X 1.06 in
Published:May 31, 2011
Publisher:Yale University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780300171358

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