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The Face Of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo and the Somme by [John Keegan]

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''The most brilliant evocation of military experience in our time.'' --C. P. Snow, New York Times bestselling author

''In this book, which is so creative, so original, one learns as much about the nature of man as of battle.'' --New York Times Book Review

''A totally original and brilliant book.'' --New York Times Review of Books

''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.'' --Sunday Times (London)

''This is no ordinary book of military history. In fact, it's considered a classic . . . [Simon Vance's] reading matches the grace, intelligence, and pathos of Keegan's prose . . . A flawless reading.'' --AudioFile --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Review

''The most brilliant evocation of military experience in our time.'' --C. P. Snow, New York Times bestselling author

''In this book, which is so creative, so original, one learns as much about the nature of man as of battle.'' --New York Times Book Review

''A totally original and brilliant book.'' --New York Times Review of Books

''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.'' --Sunday Times (London)

''This is no ordinary book of military history. In fact, it's considered a classic . . . [Simon Vance's] reading matches the grace, intelligence, and pathos of Keegan's prose . . . A flawless reading.'' --AudioFile

''A totally original and brilliant book.'' --New York Times Review of Books

''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.'' --Sunday Times (London)

''This is no ordinary book of military history. In fact, it's considered a classic . . . [Simon Vance's] reading matches the grace, intelligence, and pathos of Keegan's prose . . . A flawless reading.'' --AudioFile --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B005H0CCLI
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Vintage Digital (31 August 2011)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1119 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 340 pages
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