John Keegan, Defence Editor of The Daily Telegraph: --
"They do so because, from exactly opposing angles of vision, each tackles the strategy of the whole war and makes impressive if doctrinaire sense of it.
"The second book has not yet worked its way into our general understanding of the conþict, though it undoubtedly will do so when controversy over its sensationalist elements is exhausted."
From the review of another book in The Times Literary Supplement, April 24, 1980.
[Keegan is seen in our picture receiving his knighthood on May 3, 2000]