- ISBN-10: 0307952770
- ISBN-13: 978-0307952776
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (19 customer reviews)
Of course, there is glory described, wonderful heroics by honorable men.
And tying various 18th century and 19 century wars together through the lens of how battles were fought and men were killed or wounded is interesting.
A must have for anyone who is interested in military history and understanding battle.
This gives insight into the topic I am currently researching; PTSD. With insight of what is going on in the war zone, it is more understandable why there are issues occurring after... Read morePublished 2 months ago by LCKansas
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'The sub-title pretty much summarizes the subject of this interesting work, the many ways in which troops die in combat. Read more
The book starts with graphic reviews of the specific kinds of wounds inflicted by pre-firearms weapons, but this emphasis vanishes as the black-powder era proceeds, and the book... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Bruce A. Morley
First of all, this book is an incredible effort. The author knows his literature and knows how to take quotes and paint a picture of what battle - and dying in battle - are really... Read morePublished 10 months ago by C. P. Anderson
After reading The Last Full Measure I think that it is a well written book with plenty of historical references. Read morePublished 10 months ago by R. MacDonald
If you're interested in the military on the level of the common soldier, you won't be able to put this book down. Read morePublished 11 months ago by RG
This book was a little dry however had a lot of interesting topics and interesting facts overall it is a good reference and interesting read.Published 11 months ago by ryan engwall
I recommend this book to everyone considering whether or not to go into the military, as well as people who've never been in the military and people who've already served their... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Taiji 218
Stephenson has written an antidote prescription to the copious poisonous drugs injected in military, spy and international affairs indoctrination schools. Read morePublished 14 months ago by John Young