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John Keegan

John Keegan

John Keegan Biography

John Keegan was for many years senior lecturer in military history at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, and has been a fellow at Princeton University and a professor of history at Vassar College. He joined the Daily Telegraph as a Defence Correspondent and remains there as Defence Editor, also contributing to the American website, National Review Online.He is the author of over a dozen books, including The Iraq War, Intelligence in War, The Battle for History, The Masks of Command, A History of Warfare, and the acclaimed The Face of Battle and The Second World War. He lived in Wiltshire, England up until his death in early August 2012 at the age of 78.

This biography was last updated on 08/03/2012.

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The First World War
The First World War

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John Keegan, one of our most eminent military historians, fulfills a lifelong ambition to write the definitive account of the Great War for our generation.
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