Book Review/Contrast of Keegan's MASK of COMMAND. 5 Parter (Total of 21 pp with bib and citations) Orig Attached. PART 3, Review of Chapter on Wellington

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Operational Command Is Something That Anyone Can Do-- an in-depth study of The Mask of Command PART 3: Wellington * * * "If I had failed, they would have shot me." -Wellington * * * Just as unfortunate was Keegan's summary of Alexander's formula for success, was my outlook on the three remaining leadership sketches I knew I must now read. I hoped for the best as I started the second chapter, Wellington: The Anti-Hero. Although I consider myself a complete amateur …

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…of Command, page 92 Keegan, Mask of Command, page 98 Keegan, Mask of Command, page 99 Keegan, Mask of Command, page 114 Keegan, Mask of Command, page 113 Columbia Encyclopedia, via Internet Keegan, Mask of Command, page 101 Keegan, Mask of Command, page 129 (Direct Quote from Wellington himself) Keegan, Mask of Command, page 103  Keegan omits the 'von' from Blücher's surname at every mention of the Field Marshal, showing his disregard for the 'blueblood' heritage that 'von' means with Germanic peoples.