Great Leaders in United States Military History
Writer – Please read carefully. The instructions provided here must be followed. 1. You will write a 15 page research paper (excluding cover page and bibliography) on the following two individuals, General George Patton and General James Doolittle, which are two famous and accomplished United States Military Generals. The following 4 sources must be used in the bibliography: A. D’Este, Carlo. Patton: A Genius for War. New York, NY: Harper Perennial, 1996. B. Doolittle, General James H. I Could Never Be So Lucky Again. New York, NY: Bantam, 2001. C. Laver, Harry S. and Matthews, Jeffrey J. The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 2008. D. Puryear, Edgar F. American Generalship: Character is Everything – The Art of Command.
Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 2002. 2.The paper you write represents a reasoned, scholarly effort about what made these men great, and you will connect their successes and accomplishments to military greatness. In other words, what made these men achieve military greatness? Define military greatness in each of these men, or strongly relate to what made them great and use examples. Both men were geniuses in military tactics, as an example. 3.Turabian style of writing only. No Wikipedia sources, per the instructor. Please double-check all sources used. 4. You must proofread and spellcheck the paper personally before final submittal. 5. This is a Master’s level course. You must qualify all of your opinions and remarks. So for example, if you write “the sky is blue” you must provide appropriate source material that supports this position. Do not state facts or opinions without the appropriate source material. 6. No run-on sentences or use of material that is vague or provides illogical conclusions. The information should you provide should be clear in every detail. 7. No use of slang terms, such as “ought” or other inappropriate language. Please do not attempt to create the paper outside of these instructions. Failure to follow the instructions will result in revisions and wasted time for everyone involved. If you do a good job, I will most likely request you for more work. Don’t assume anything. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me. Thank you for your diligence.