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John Keegan

AKA John Desmond Patrick Keegan

Born: 15-May-1934
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2-Aug-2012
Location of death: Kilmington, Wiltshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Face of Battle

Father: Francis Joseph Keegan
Mother: Eileen Bridgman
Wife: Susanne Everett (m. 10-Dec-1960, until his death, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Lucy
Son: Thomas John Bridgman
Daughter: Rose
Son: Matthew

    High School: King’s College, Taunton
    High School: Wimbledon College
    University: Balliol College, Oxford University
    Professor: Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (1961-86)

    The London Daily Telegraph Defence Editor (1986-)
    Royal Historical Society Fellow
    Royal Society of Literature Fellow
    Officer of the British Empire 1991
    Knighthood 1999
    Irish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Tuberculosis

Author of books:
Barbarossa: Invasion of Russia, 1941 (1971, history)
Opening Moves: August 1914 (1971, history)
The Face of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme (1976, history)
Who Was Who in World War II (1978, biographical dictionary)
The Nature of War (1981, history)
Six Armies in Normandy: From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris, June 6th -- August 25th, 1944 (1982, history)
Soldiers: A History of Men in Battle (1985, history)
Zones of Conflict: An Atlas of Future Wars (1986, international affairs)
The Mask of Command (1987, history)
The Price of Admiralty: The Evolution of Naval Warfare (1988, history)
The Second World War (1989, history)
A History of Warfare (1993, history)
The Battle for History: Re-Fighting World War Two (1995, history)
Warpaths: Travels of a Military Historian in North America (1995, travelogue)
The Battle for History: Refighting World War Two (1995, history)
Fields of Battle: The Wars for North America (1996, history)
War and Our World: The Reith Lectures, 1998 (1998, lectures)
The First World War (1998, history)
Winston Churchill (2002, biography)
Intelligence in War: Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda (2003, international affairs)
The Iraq War (2004, history)
The American Civil War: A Military History (2009, history)


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