The Face of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme
'The Face of Battle' is military history from the battlefield; a look at the direct experience of individuals as 'the point of maximum danger'. It examines the physical conditions of fighting and the particular emotions and behaviour generated by battle.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ohernaes - LibraryThing
Long introduction about the method of military history writing, where he makes a big point about the importance for the military historian of going into the details (and chaos) of battle and taking ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
An honest and well-researched attempt to get the reader onto the battlefield. We often get side-tracked by politics or technology when we try to write about warfare. Keegan tries to honour the guys ... Read full review