In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(office, period)generalato masculine
- If this is an accurate report of the man's thinking on generalship, this reader can find little fault with it.
- Collectively, it is a memorial to Grant's generalship and also a memorial to the troops he commanded.
- In practice, his generalship displayed far greater flexibility than he ever acknowledged.
- But these brilliant victories over greatly superior forces owed little to skilful generalship.
- Commanders like Napoleon possessed generalship; they embraced new tactics or technology and could see results of an intended action before it was executed.
- He was a great loss to the British army, less for his generalship than for his skill in raising and training light troops.
- To their credit, however, both authors take a more critical analysis in assessing his generalship during the Ardennes campaign.
- It seems odd that some historians appear willing to dismiss him as merely a good politician, rather than recognizing that it is this attribute that marks the acme of generalship in coalition warfare.
- He has given us a superb study in presidential leadership and military generalship.
- Throughout the history of our profession, intense professional study has been one of the essential tools soldiers have used to advance their military art, and their generalship.
- Throughout the narrative he sustains an objective yet often critical assessment of Lee's generalship at all three levels of war - tactical, operational, and strategic.
- But he proved equal to the task of avoiding encirclement and destruction, and in February 1943 he was promoted field marshal as a reward for his generalship.
- It was the goal of generalship after the Wars of Napoleon.
- Do make it clear that generalship, at least in my case, came not by instinct, unsought, but by understanding, hard study and brain-concentration.
- Then in 1810 he became war minister and immediately began to strengthen the army; he wrote a manual of generalship, tightened army organization, built strong points, and supervised a doubling in size.
- He is an expert historiographer, making this book an outstanding addition to studies of generalship in the Civil War's final campaigns.
- The battlefields had become a quagmire of blood, gore, mud, miles of trenches and poor generalship on both sides of no-man's land.
- But there is another trait crucial to good generalship: selflessness.
- His 1993 book was a study in generalship, examining as it did Rommel's ill-fated effort to defend the Atlantic Wall.
- This is where the classical model of strategy or generalship may have some further relevance.
2(skill)don de mando masculine
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