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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  - 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  - Michael Burnam-fink - Goodreads

The Face of Battle is undoubtedly the most influential book of its kind. Keegan takes military history out of the ghetto and into the main stream of 20th century research by asking what it was like to ... 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

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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

User Review  - Au Yong Chee Tuck - Goodreads

This was probably the book that established the reputation of military historian John Keegan. In this book, he argued that it was not possible for a commander in the field to be aware of all that was ... Read full review

Review: The Face of Battle

User Review  - Mike Hankins - Goodreads

Originally released in the mid 1970s, this book is beginning to show its age a little, but only because it had such a huge impact on the field of military history, spawning so many imitators in its ... Read full review

Review: The Face of Battle

User Review  - Marcos - Goodreads

I thought that this book was an account of those three battle from the standpoint of the soldiers who fought and died in the field instead of the aloof narrative that characterizes other military ... Read full review


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