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The Mask of Command Summary
John Keegan

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The Mask of Command Summary

Plot Summary

Sir John Keegan is a British military historian, lecturer, and author of The Mask of Command. Keegan is best known for his comprehensive works on military history, with particular focus on military figures and battles from fourteenth through twenty-first centuries. The Mask of Command allows Keegan to effectively dissect the technical aspects of warfare, particularly as it relates to Alexander the Great, Arthur Wellesley Wellington, U.S. Grant, and Adolph Hitler. Keegan is also known for uncovering the psychology used in battle.

The Mask of Command is a work of non-fiction, separated into five parts. Although each part is separate unto itself, the parts are frequently referenced in other areas for the sake of comparison.

The first part, "Alexander the Great and Heroic Leadership", details the life and conquests of Alexander the Great, son of Philip II of Macedon. Alexander would become known worldwide for being the leader...

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