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Keegan's Second World War book is a masterpeice of how the major players of the war worked and engineered a sucessful plot and plan to defeat Nazi Germany. Keegan gives a balanced account of how events translate into action and its concequence in history and how it has shaped the world we live in today.
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Kind Of History

Time of history:    -   1940's    -   1930's History of military?    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army    -   Navy    -   Air Force    -   Marines    -   Reference book of military leaders Nationality?    -   EUROPE Specific war?    -   World War II

Subjects of this Historical Account

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


United States    -   Yes Europe    -   Yes Asia/Pacific    -   Yes If applicable, liberal/conservative?    -   Historian is moderately liberal

Writing Style

How much gore?    -   8 () How fast-paced is the book?    -   8 () Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Book makes you feel...    -   in awe How much focus on stories of individuals?    -   Focuses mostly on history of key players How much romance?    -   2 () Minor characters feature lots of:    -   military    -   spies    -   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?    -   7 ()

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