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This book by John Keegan, like all of this others, is once again brillant. Keegan a noted military historian wrote a very readable and convincing book on the First World War. This book give a good anlysis of the war: why it started and the various people who ran the programme and the battles that dictated the war in Europe, Asia. and Africa. This book is a must read.
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Kind Of History

Time of history:    -   Early 1900's History of military?    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army    -   Navy    -   Air Force    -   Marines    -   Reference book of military leaders Special anthology?    -   anthology of great battles Nationality?    -   British Specific war?    -   World War I

Subjects of this Historical Account

Ethnicity (if plays a major part)    -   European/White Is the portrayal sympathetic?    -   Neutral Intelligence of subject of history:    -   Smart


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy    -   Ireland    -   Germany    -   Turkey    -   Hungary    -   Russia    -   England/UK    -   France    -   Rumania    -   Denmark    -   Bulgaria    -   Holland/Belgium/Luxembourg Africa    -   Yes Part of Africa:    -   Arabic Africa

Writing Style

How much gore?    -   4 () How fast-paced is the book?    -   6 () Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Book makes you feel...    -   challenged How much focus on stories of individuals?    -   Focuses on brief history of a lot of players How much romance?    -   2 () Minor characters feature lots of:    -   military    -   diplomats    -   politicians Is this a kid's book?    -   Ages 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A handful Maps necessary?    -   Necessary maps provided Length of book    -   450 pages+ How much emphasis on small details?    -   5 ()

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