The Face Of Battle

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

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, Military History, General Military History
Paperback Published on: 10/04/2014
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Synopsis

The Face of Battle is military history from the battlefield: an imperishable account of the direct experience of individuals at 'the point of maximum danger'.

It examines the physical conditions of fighting, the particular emotions and behaviour generated by battle, as well as the motives that impel soldiers to stand and fight rather than run away.

In this stunningly vivid reassessment of three battles, John Keegan conveys their reality for the participants, whether facing the arrow cloud of Agincourt, the levelled muskets of Waterloo or the steel rain of the Somme.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781847922977
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Weight: 444g
  • Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 26 mm

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