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John Keegan, May 15, 1934 - August 2, 2012 John Keegan was born in London, England on May 15, 1934. He received a degree in history from Balliol College, Oxford in 1953. After graduation, he went to the United States on a grant to study the Civil War. When he returned to London, he wrote political näytä lisää reports for the United States Embassy and in 1960 was appointed as a lecturer at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst, England, a post he held for 25 years. During this time he also held visiting professorships at Princeton University and Vassar College. In 1997, he began working for the Daily Telegraph as a defense correspondent and then military affairs editor. He also contributed to the American website National Review Online. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 20 books about military history, the majority of which focus on warfare from the 14th to the 21st centuries. His works included Barbarossa: Invasion of Russia, The Face of Battle, A History of Warfare, Who Was Who in World War II, The Second World War, The American Civil War, The Mask of Command, and The Iraq War. He was knighted in 2000. He died on August 2, 2012 at age of 78. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

Tekijän teokset

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The Iraq War (2004) 355 kappaletta
Churchill's Generals (1991) — Toimittaja — 300 kappaletta
Waffen SS, The Asphalt Soldiers (1970) 167 kappaletta
War and Our World (1998) 134 kappaletta
Who was who in World War II (1978) 116 kappaletta
The Rand McNally Encyclopedia of World War II (1977) — Toimittaja — 90 kappaletta
The Illustrated Face of Battle (1988) 80 kappaletta
The Nature of War (1600) 68 kappaletta
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Dien Bien Phu (1974) 45 kappaletta
Rundstedt (1974) 44 kappaletta
World At War 1945 (1991) 16 kappaletta
World Armies (1979) 13 kappaletta
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Virallinen nimi
Keegan, John Desmond Patrick
Maa (karttaa varten)
Clapham, London, England, UK
Kilmington, Wiltshire, England, UK
Kilmington, Wiltshire, England, UK
Wimbledon College
King's College, Taunton
Balliol College, Oxford
university professor
Everett, Susanne (wife)
Keen, Maurice (brother-in-law)
Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
Daily Telegraph
National Review
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Samuel Eliot Morison Prize (1996)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (1991)
Knight Bachelor (2000)
BBC Reith Lecturer (1998)
Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (1986)
Lyhyt elämäkerta
Sir John Keegan is a famed British military historian, lecturer, writer, and journalist who has published more than 20 books on combats between the 14th and 21st centuries, especially World War II. He was born in London to a family of Irish Catholic extraction. The long-term effects of a serious illness made him unfit for military service, and the timing of his birth made him too young to serve in World War II, as he mentions ironically in his work, given his profession and interest. Following his graduation from Oxford, he worked for a few years at the American Embassy in London. In 1960 he was appointed to a lectureship in Military History at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, the training establishment for officers of the British Army. Holding the post for 26 years, he became senior lecturer in military history. During this period, he also held a visiting professorship at Princeton University and was Delmas Distinguished Professor of History at Vassar College. In 1986, Keegan joined the Daily Telegraph as a defence correspondent and rose to become defence editor, also writing for the American conservative website National Review Online. In 1998 he wrote and presented the BBC's Reith Lectures, entitled "War in our World." Many of his books are bestsellers.



Read this around 2007. Still remember it pretty well. Wellington got away pretty well in Keegan’s book.
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nitrolpost | 12 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 19, 2024 |
This book is a deep dive into a rather obscure subject, but Keegan is very good at clearly laying out his theories. I enjoyed it and now know a whole bunch about a topic that will probably never come up.
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BBrookes | 8 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 8, 2023 |
It is difficult to put together a single volume history of the First World War but this is one of the good ones that I can recommend to someone just wanting to get into the subject.
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everettroberts | 41 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 20, 2023 |
Em Inteligência na guerra, o historiador militar John Keegan concentra sua atenção - e a do leitor - na arte e na ciência de trabalhar com a informação em circunstâncias conflitivas. Essa área, conhecida como "inteligência", abrange desde aspectos "românticos" - associados às atividades de espiões, agentes duplos e traidores - até dados técnicos como radiação eletromagnética, escuta de som, observação por satélite e detecção de vestígios nucleares. Num relato acessível e interessante, Keegan revela episódios das guerras dos últimos séculos para ilustrar as complexidades inerentes às batalhas da inteligência. Examina, por exemplo, a Primeira Guerra (que trouxe o rádio e a rádio-escuta para o campo de batalha), a Segunda Guerra (caracterizada por extraordinário progresso técnico no campo militar e no da inteligência) e ações bélicas mais recentes, como a Guerra das Malvinas e a atual guerra contra o terrorismo. O autor demonstra que a inteligência, essencial para vencer uma guerra, não é suficiente em si mesma: o domínio do uso da força e fatores como rapidez de decisão, firmeza de propósito e bravura continuam sendo decisivos.… (lisätietoja)
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Twerp1231 | 18 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 8, 2023 |



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