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

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

It's a rare day that I become smitten with a 75-year old historian, but that day came when I read the introduction to The Face of Battle. I have several of John Keegan's books, most of them featuring ... Read full review

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

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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: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme

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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

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

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A must read if you are interested in military history. Keegan's breakdown of the three battles provides insight into the trials facing soldiers throughout history. Read full review

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

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This is a book not so much about the events themselves, although he does a wonderful job of the descriptions, but more specifically how the events and the outcomes changed the course of history. This ... Read full review

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

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This is Keegan's best book, but it retains an overly British flavor. All battles are told from the British perspective. It is also funny to note that Keegan's bashes Caesar's style of military history, but that is pretty much how he currently writes! Read full review

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

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I read this to understand more of my primary job as a part of the military. While the face of battle has changed from fronts to urban warfare, it was a very good analysis of how war has changed over time. Read full review

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

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Unlike most books of military history, Keegan's The Face of Battle, aims to give the reader a visceral sense of the nature of battle in markedly different eras from the perspective of those directly participating. Excellent Read full review

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

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I don't really do well with war books that go step by step through strategy, but some of the battles in here were pretty interesting, Waterloo was good. Read full review


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