Alistair Horne

By Strength Alone?

Intelligence In War: Knowledge Of The Enemy From Napoleon To Al-Qaeda

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THIS EXCELLENT, AND highly readable, book is vintage Keegan – though perhaps not quite premier cru. Much of Intelligence in War harks back to the author’s favourite battles (notably Midway, 1942), about which he has written memorably. His many fans, though they may disagree with his conclusions, will not be disappointed.

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