John Keegan Writing Styles in The Mask of Command

John Keegan
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Sir John Keegan (1934 - ) is a British military historian, lecturer, writer for the National Review Online, and Defence Correspondent and Defence Editor for the Daily Telegraph. Keegan is best known for his comprehensive works on worldwide military history, with particular focus on military figures and battles from fourteenth through twenty-first centuries. In addition to dissecting the technical aspects of warfare, Keegan is also known for uncovering the psychology used in battle. As irony would have it, Keegan was too young to serve in WWII and would have been deemed ineligible anyway due to a bout with tuberculosis as a child.

Keegan has published many books on military history including, Mask of Command, Face of Battle, The Second World War, A History of Warfare, Fields of Battle: The Wars for North America, Winston Churchill, Intelligence in War: Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda, and most recently, The...

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