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By JOHN KEEGAN Knopf. Read the Review. A European Tragedy. The First World War was a tragic and unnecessary conflict. Unnecessary because the train of. Main interests, Military history, history of warfare, First World War. Notable works, The Face of Battle, Soldiers: A History of Men in Battle, The Mask of Command and other major works. Sir John Desmond Patrick Keegan OBE FRSL (15 May – 2 August ) was an English. The horrors of World War I exceeded those of World War II in terms of the sheer futility of squandered lives. By Michael D. Hull. Looking down upon the Tomb of.
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