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"In this book, which is so creative, so original, one learns as much about the nature of man as of battle."
J.H. Plumb, The New York Times Book Review
"This without any doubt is one of the half-dozen best books on warfare to appear in the English language since the end of the Second World War."
Michael Howard, The Sunday Times
"A totally original and brilliant book"
The New York Review of Books
Long-winded, but well written and conceived. Too much moralizing and wrong-headed about the "officer class," face to face combat, and modern soldiers, however. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Andrew M. Klein
A study of three eras of battle. Some pages reach toward long windedness, but many, many times it turns into insightful, deep, dramatic prose to pull all the thoughts together. Read morePublished 1 month ago by M Burke
A richly detailed but muddled read. Diving into this book offers the occasional insight and unique perspective, but there is no rhythm or clear direction. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Eric Winkler
John Keegan could give Barbara Tuchman a run for her money. In this excellently written speculation on three major battles (A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme. Read morePublished 2 months ago by bernie
POSSIBLY ONE OF THE GREATEST BOOK ON LEADERSHIP YOU WILL EVER READPublished 5 months ago by Martin Kellard
I feel like I am at the battles. His detail and insight offer many unique perspectives on some of the most important battles. Also it is shortPublished 6 months ago by Brett K.
This is an outstanding book that should be more widely read. It is scholarly and readable.Published 6 months ago by Quailgray
AS WITH MASK OF COMMAND PARTS TOO COMPREHENSIVE, SOME OPINIONS STRAINED. OVERALL GOOD ACCOUNT.