Military Review English Edition November-December 2015 - Page 9

119 A Good Death Mortality and Narrative in Army Leadership Maj. Dan Leard, U.S. Army Leaders should understand the consequences and shortcomings of using immortality narratives to manage their soldiers’ fear of death during combat. The author examines the flaws in four narratives and provides another—professionalism— as the most effective mechanism to foster courage, resolve, and resilience. Index 144 Title Index 145 Author Index 147 Subject index Review Essay 125 Order in Chaos The Memoirs of General of Panzer Troops Hermann Balck and Fighting the Cold War A Soldier’s Memoir Frederick A. Baillergeon Two memoirs highlight the significant achievements of officers who are sometimes overlooked by historians. This essay reviews Hermann Balck’s Order in Chaos: The Memoirs of General of Panzer Troops Hermann Balck and John Galvin’s Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier’s Memoir. Book Reviews 128 Readers provide analyses of contemporary readings for the military professional. MILITARY REVIEW  November-December 2015 7