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The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
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Jul 07, 12

bookshelves: excellent, military-non-fiction
Read from June 19 to July 06, 2012

One of the best military history books I've read. Strikes an excellent balance between accessibility and academic. While reading it, the style reminds me of a professor lecturing. Not some slow, drawling talk though, but an animated speaker, intimately - perhaps even too much so - knowledgeable about the subject and thus every other minute gets lost on a tangent to provide an excellent aside.
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