By Nicholas Michael, Gerry Embleton
King John the great of France used to be captured by way of the English on the conflict of Poitiers in 1356; his 14-year-old son Philip fought valiantly via his facet till the sour finish, and once he used to be able to achieve this, King John rewarded his son's braveness and devotion by means of designating him Duke of Burgundy, a name that accidentally had simply develop into extinct. Philip used to be the 1st of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy and this interesting textual content by means of Nicholas Michael examines the functioning and business enterprise of the Burgundian armies from the start of his reign until eventually the time of the final of the Valois Dukes; Charles the daring.
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9 He was then assigned, at his own request, to the British Army for a tour of duty as a “reconnaissance troop leader,” serving in both England and West Germany. 10 Such an assignment is an excellent way of developing infantry fighting skills as well as small unit leadership abilities. King Abdullah’s pro-Western outlook appears to have been reinforced by the values he developed as a modern military leader, including a belief in discipline, efficiency, hard work, and careful planning. Consequently, his initial approach to national leadership sometimes caused problems in his interaction with Jordanian tribal leaders.
9. Sir John Bagot Glubb, A Soldier with the Arabs (New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1957), 66. 10. Avi Shlaim, Israel and Palestine (London and New York: Verso, 2009), 46–47. 11. Hussein A. Hassouna, The League of Arab States and Regional Disputes: A Study of Middle East Conflicts (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1975), ch. 3. 12. Wilson, 207–214. 13. Peter Snow, Hussein: A Biography (New York: Robert B. , 1972), 42–46. 14. Asher Susser, On Both Banks of the Jordan: A Political Biography of Wasfi al-Tall (Portland, OR: Frank Cass Publishers, 1994), 64.
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