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James Eling
The Principles of War
Lessons from Military History on Strategy, Tactics and Leadership.
Learn the lessons of military history by looking at the great battles through the lens of the Principles of War. Part of the enduring nature of war, all good Generals follow the 10 Principles of War. The great Generals of history have the ability to know which of the principles are most important at the decisive moments of the campaign. We study the great battles to draw the lessons on strategy, tactics and leadership.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 193 ratings
Interesting & educational
From Hannibal to Nelson to Lt Col Harry Smith its varied content keeps it interesting and educational
Vikidore via Apple Podcasts · South Africa · 05/31/21
The Principles of War
Brilliant. As an ex-infantryman and now teacher and cadet officer I’m loving listening to these as I commute in and out to work! Thank you very much!
A Gordon for me! via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 02/01/21
As an Army reserve officer candidate preparing for office selection board, this podcast has proven extraordinarily useful in preparatory background learning on the history of Australian campaigns, battles and application of land warfare doctrine. James keeps the podcasts on point, interesting...Read full review »
Another Swinging Joe via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 05/28/20
Recent Episodes
This is the third part of our CoG analysis for the Battle of France series. We discuss the Centre of Gravity for the French. What was their CoG?  Was it effective and why did the Wehrmacht strike right at the heart of it? Thank you to the British Army's Lessons Exploitation Centre for the...
Published 06/14/21
This is the second part of our CoG analysis for the Battle of France series. We discuss the Centre of Gravity under the Churchill Government. What was Churchill trying to achieve and what was the one entity that was going to achieve it?  Thank you to the British Army's Lessons Exploitation...
Published 06/08/21
This is the first of a 4 part miniseries on Centre of Gravity analysis for the Battle of France, 1940.  Thank you to the British Army's Lessons Exploitation Centre for the assistance with getting the resources for this podcast series. Check out the show notes for the podcast for all of the...
Published 05/31/21
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