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Read online The American Civil War: A Military History.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The American Civil War: A Military History The American Civil War was one of the longest and bloodiest of modern wars It is also one of the most mysterious It has captured the imagination of writers artists and film makers for decades but the reality of it confuses and divides historians even today In this magisterial history of the first modern war the distinguished military historian John Keegan unpicks the geography leadership and strategic logic of the war and takes us to the heart of the conflict His captivating work promises to be the definitive history of the American Civil Wa by John Keegan

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The American Civil War: A Military History
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The acclaimed author of The Face of Battle examines centures of conflict in a variety of diverse societies and cultures Keegan is at once the most readable and the most original of living military historians A History of Warfare is perhaps the most remarkable study of warfare that has yet been written The New York Times Book Review, From the earliest times commanders have sought knowledge of the enemy his strengths and weaknesses his dispositions and intentions But how much effect in the real time of a battle or a campaign can this knowledge have br br br br br br In this magisterial new study the author of i A History of Warfare i goes to the heart of a series of important conflicts to develop a powerful argument about intelligence in war Keegan s narrative sweep is enthralling whether portraying the dilemmas of Nelson seeking Napoleon s fleet Stonewall Jackson in the American Civil War Bletchley as it seeks to crack Ultra during the Battle of the Atlantic the realities of the secret war in the Falklands or the numerous intelligence issues in the contemporary fight against terrorism, The American Civil War was one of the longest and bloodiest of modern wars It is also one of the most mysterious It has captured the imagination of writers artists and film makers for decades but the reality of it confuses and divides historians even today In this magisterial history of the first modern war the distinguished military historian John Keegan unpicks the geography leadership and strategic logic of the war and takes us to the heart of the conflict His captivating work promises to be the definitive history of the American Civil War, b Acclaimed military historian John Keegan s investigation into World War II and the Normandy Invasion br br b The armies of six nations met on the battlefields of Normandy in what was to be the greatest Allied achievement of World War II With dramatic driving power John Keegan describes the massed armies American Canadian English French German and Polish at successive stages of the invasion As he details the strategies of the military engagements Keegan brilliantly shows how each of the armies reflected its own nation s values and traditions In a new introduction written especially to commemorate the th anniversary of D Day he contemplates the ways the events at the battle of Normandy still reverberate today br The best military historian of our generation Tom Clancy br br John Keegan writes about war better than almost anyone in our century The Washington Post Book World br br Very dramatic Very well done a book which conjures romance from some very hard fighting A J P Taylor The New York Review of Books br br The story of this vast complex and risky amphibious assault and the campaign which followed has been told many times but never better than by John Keegan The Wall Street Journal br