• "Vivid and compelling"

    Sunday Times
  • "It is hard to see how Keegan's masterful and thought-provoking book could be beaten"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "In its range and sweep, this book is difficult to better and promises to become the definitive account of the conflict"

    Daily Mail
  • "One of our finest military historians, Keegan brings a shrewd and discerning eye to [the] conflict... compelling"

    Literary Review
  • "The best military historian of our day"

    New York Times