As with all the other books by Mr Eisenhower that I have read, this one is very well done.
Tons of maps, a complete index and the sequence of events in the back of the book all help to support his writing and make things even clearer.
I would highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn more about this "forgotten" war.
John S. D. Eisenhower, “So Far From God”: The U.S. War With Mexico 1846-1848 (New York: Random House, 1989). There is a lot in this very useful volume. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Christian Potholm
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 2 months 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 3 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 8 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 10 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 12 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 12 months ago by Kevin A. Turner