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Nero's Killing Machine,
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This review is from: Nero's Killing Machine: The True Story of Rome's Remarkable 14th Legion (Paperback)
I was expecting an exciting, informative look back at the 14th's various campaigns; I ended up getting a lot more. Mr. Dando-Collins exhaustive research is evidenced by his attention to not only the battles but the day-to-day lives of the legionaries, the politics of Rome and in depth looks at their foes. Also, he delves into the personalities of the royals and fighting men, thus explaining why different battles turned out the way they did.
It would be too easy to go on and on about this magnificent book. Rather than do that, let me sum it up by saying this is an outstanding history that is absolutely riveting and very readable. Outstanding!!