Many books have been written about strategy, tactics, and great commanders. This is the first book to deal exclusively with the nature of command itself, and to trace its development over two thousand years from ancient Greece to Vietnam.

Command in War 1987, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674144415

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Command in War 1985, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674144408