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.
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