John Keegan
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John Keegan

John Keegan's books include The Iraq War, Intelligence in War, The First World War, The Battle for History, The Face of Battle, War and Our World, The Masks of Command, Fields of Battle, and A History of Warfare. He is the defense editor of The Daily Telegraph (London). He lives in Wiltshire, England.

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    • The First World War

    • By: John Keegan
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 20 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      5 out of 5 stars 14

    The First World War created the modern world. A conflict of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of the Victorian era, unleashing such demons of the 20th century as mechanized warfare and mass death....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Waited a long time for this

    • By Will Cunningham on 06-14-19

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Face of Battle

    • By: John Keegan
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 254
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      4 out of 5 stars 221
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      4 out of 5 stars 220

    In this major and wholly original contribution to military history, John Keegan reverses the usual convention of writing about war in terms of generals and nations in conflict....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing! But probably better in print.

    • By D. Martin on 04-20-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A History of Warfare

    • By: John Keegan
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 19 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 252
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      4 out of 5 stars 140
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 136

    Starting with the premise that all civilizations owe their origins to warmaking, Keegan probes the meanings, motivations, and methods underlying war in different societies....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Complete, Informative, and Insightful

    • By Dan on 11-07-05

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Intelligence in War

    • Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda
    • By: John Keegan
    • Narrated by: Richard Matthews
    • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 241
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 123
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      4 out of 5 stars 122

    In this breakthrough study, preeminent war historian John Keegan goes to the heart of a series of important conflicts to develop a powerful argument about military intelligence...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Military history more than history of intelligence

    • By D. Littman on 01-10-04

    Regular price: $34.95

    • The American Civil War

    • A Military History
    • By: John Keegan
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 16 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    For the past half century, John Keegan, the greatest military historian of our time, has been returning to the scenes of America's most bloody and wrenching war.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Novel Approach (As Opposed to Novelistic)

    • By margot on 11-18-12

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Six Armies in Normandy

    • From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris
    • By: John Keegan
    • Narrated by: Fred Williams
    • Length: 17 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    In a burnished, driving prose, incorporating a myriad of fresh sources, John Keegan tells the story of the Allies' greatest military achievement as he chronicles the 1944 invasion of Normandy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not for the casual WWII reader

    • By Jay on 12-13-05

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Iraq War

    • By: John Keegan
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    From the best-selling author of The First World War and Intelligence in War comes the most up-to-date and informed study yet of the Iraq War....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Solid, Quick Overview

    • By Charles on 12-08-04

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Winston Churchill

    • By: John Keegan
    • Narrated by: Richard Matthews
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    The eminent historian John Keegan charts Churchill's career, following his steadfast leadership during the catastrophic events of World War II....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good intro/summary

    • By Sabrina on 01-07-06

    Regular price: $21.27

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