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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: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme

User Review  - Jake Berlin - Goodreads

the chapters on the three battles are fascinating, and incredibly well done; i wish keegan had taken a similar stab at other important battles throughout history. that being said, the introductory ... 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: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme

User Review  - Roland Allnach - Goodreads

For those curious as to the exact experience of standing on a battlefield, Keegan's 'The Face of Battle' is an essential addition to your book collection. Spanning the experiences of three of history ... Read full review


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