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Review: The Face of Battle

User Review  - Sylvia - Goodreads

This book is allegedly about 3 battles, but it's really a large-scale analysis of the historical changes in warfare through the arc of human history. If this kind of grandiose thesis isn't your cup of ... Read full review

Review: The Face of Battle

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

This has been on the 'Want to Read' shelf for a really, REALLY long time. As often happens, it was a chance finding in a used bookstore for $1 that nudged me out of procrastination mode. It's ... Read full review

Review: The Face of Battle

User Review  - David Roberts - Goodreads

The book I read to research this post was The Face Of Battle by John Keegan which is a very good book which I bought from kindle. This book takes an indepth look at 3 great British battles, Agincourt ... Read full review

Review: The Face of Battle

User Review  - Tim Hodkinson - Goodreads

John Keegan begins this work with an admission that he has not been in a battle. He also points out that that experience is something that most of the young men he teaches (at Sandhurst military ... Read full review

Review: The Face of Battle

User Review  - Keith - Goodreads

I thought the book The Face of Battle by John Keegan was very good for a war book. John Keegan described battles with such in depth sensory, and had me interested through each sentence i read. This ... Read full review

Review: The Face of Battle

User Review  - Mike Lutz - Goodreads

Keegan does an outstanding job of discussing three key battles in British history: Agincourt (of Shakespearean fame), Waterloo, and the Somme in WWI. While the strategic and tactical details are given ... Read full review

Review: The Face of Battle

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

As explained at length in his opening chapters, Keegan, a professor at Britain's Sandhurst military academy (in 1976, when this book was published), felt that the understanding of war propagated by ... Read full review

Review: The Face of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme

User Review  - Thom - Goodreads

A really interesting study. Read full review

Review: The Face of Battle

User Review  - John - Goodreads

In his book The Face of Battle, historian John Keegan calls for the methods in which military history is written and read to change dramatically. Part history book and part critique on modern military ... Read full review

Review: The Face of Battle

User Review  - Boris - Goodreads

This is basically a compare and contrast study of three battles, Agincourt in 1415, Waterloo in 1815, and the Somme in 1916. The first 78 pages is a review of the state of military history. You can ... Read full review


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