Howling Frog Books recently read and reviewed The First World War by John Keegan for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012. Here’s a sample:
John Keegan’s book is an overview of the entire war. It can’t get into details or personal stories much; the perspective is from the heights. I found it difficult to get into for this reason, though it’s not a flaw in the book–that’s just how it has to be in order to get the story told. Still, it’s a dense book about war tactics, which is never easy for me to read.
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