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Soldiers : a history of men in battle

Author: John Keegan; Richard Holmes; John Gau
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1986, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Celebrated military historian, John Keegan, and co-author, Richard Holmes, chart the changes in the conduct of warfare through history with an instructive combination of analysis and illustration. In the process they reveal that what has not changed is that an army ultimately has to depend on the courage and determination of its fighting men.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Keegan, John, 1934-
Soldiers.
New York : Viking, 1986, ©1985
(OCoLC)568657342
Online version:
Keegan, John, 1934-
Soldiers.
New York : Viking, 1986, ©1985
(OCoLC)609358698
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Keegan; Richard Holmes; John Gau
ISBN: 0670809691 9780670809691
OCLC Number: 12976805
Notes: "Elisabeth Sifton books."
Includes index.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: The face of battle --
Fighting spirit --
Infantry --
Cavalry --
Gunner --
Tank --
Casualty --
Sapper --
Air power --
Commander --
Sinews of war --
Irregular --
Experience of war.
Responsibility: John Keegan and Richard Holmes with John Gau ; foreword by Frederick Forsyth.

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Celebrated military historian, John Keegan, and co-author, Richard Holmes, chart the changes in the conduct of warfare through history with an instructive combination of analysis and illustration. In the process they reveal that what has not changed is that an army ultimately has to depend on the courage and determination of its fighting men.

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