Penguin Books; Reprint edition

Title: The Face of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme


Book Description:

The Face of Battle is military  history from the battlefield: a look at the direct experience of individuals at  the “point of maximum danger.” Without the myth-making elements of rhetoric and  xenophobia, and breaking away from the stylized format of battle descriptions,  John Keegan has written what is probably the definitive model for military  historians. […]

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