The Face of Battle : A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo and the Somme
Keegan analyzes warfare. This book, perhaps more than any other, identifies the impact of human behavior and technology on warfare. The book chronicles the history of warfare in a small corner of France, a location that has been witness to some of the greatest battles in history. Keegan's style truly puts a face on the battlefield. His writing is powerful, personal, and enlightening. Read this book and never think of warfare or military strategy the same way again.