John Keegan, The Face of Battle, 1st ed.


The Experience of Soldiers, at Maximum Danger!


Joh Keegan’s The Face of Battle is military history told through the direct experience of individuals at the point of maximum danger: the physical conditions of fighting, the state of fatigue and hunger of the fighters, the impact upon them of noise and the fog of war.  If you enjoy military history, Keegan, and this book in particular, is a must read! 


Keegan, John.  THE FACE OF BATTLE.  NY: Viking Press, 1976.  American 1st.; 354p.; d.j.