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Intelligence in war : knowledge of the enemy from Napoleon to al-Qaeda / John Keegan.

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Kirtland Community College Library UB 250 .K44 2003 30532867 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0375400532
  • Physical Description: xx, 387 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-368) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Knowledge of the enemy -- Chasing Napoleon -- Local knowledge : Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley -- Wireless intelligence -- Crete : foreknowledge no help -- Midway : the complete intelligence victory? -- Intelligence, one factor among many : the Battle of the Atlantic -- Human intelligence and secret weapons -- Military intelligence since 1945 -- The value of military intelligence.
Subject: Military intelligence > History.

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Intelligence in War : Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda
Intelligence in War : Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda
by Keegan, John
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Intelligence in War : Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda

John Keegan, May 15, 1934 - August 2, 2012 John Keegan was born in London, England on May 15, 1934. He received a degree in history from Balliol College, Oxford in 1953. After graduation, he went to the United States on a grant to study the Civil War. When he returned to London, he wrote political reports for the United States Embassy and in 1960 was appointed as a lecturer at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst, England, a post he held for 25 years. During this time he also held visiting professorships at Princeton University and Vassar College. In 1997, he began working for the Daily Telegraph as a defense correspondent and then military affairs editor. He also contributed to the American website National Review Online. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 20 books about military history, the majority of which focus on warfare from the 14th to the 21st centuries. His works included Barbarossa: Invasion of Russia, The Face of Battle, A History of Warfare, Who Was Who in World War II, The Second World War, The American Civil War, The Mask of Command, and The Iraq War. He was knighted in 2000. He died on August 2, 2012 at age of 78. (Bowker Author Biography)


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