As with all the other books by Mr Eisenhower that I have read, this one is very well done.
Mr. Eisenhower leaves judgement to the reader and gives a detailed discription of the war and its battles,with good maps.
I would highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn more about this "forgotten" war.
Easy to follow narrative on the little-known war. The notes that accompany each chapter add further depth to the characters and incidents described.Published 1 month ago by William M. Cervenak
John writes about military ventures , battles, hardships and political intrigue with great clarity supported by impressive research. I liked Ike and now his son too.Published 2 months ago by Robert G. Schultz
This is a great book for anyone wanting to know more about the Mexican-American war. Easy to read, easy to comprehend. Highly recommend!Published 7 months ago by Carolyn Howard
I enjoyed this read, mostly because my knowledge of the Mexican War was pretty much limited to knowing there were battles at Monterey and Chapultapec and a landing at Vera Cruz,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by usna94
I admit I have always had some angry feelings regarding how American interests so were so selfishly imposed on Mexico... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Garry M.
Maybe I was looking for something more in depth with more battle information such as tactics discussion, more narratives of the major players in the war, etc, but what I found was... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Kevin A. Turner
There are very few books written on the subject of the Mexican-American war. This is..I believe..the best of them.
Written by an eminent historian who recently passed away.. Read more
the background information made this book excellent! the first battle of the war is only a few miles from my home and I never knew about it until I read this book.Published 13 months ago by steven