The Mask of Command

John Keegan, Author
John Keegan, Author Penguin Books $16 (368p) ISBN 978-0-14-011406-5
Reviewed on: 10/01/1988
Release date: 10/01/1988
Four chapters on ``heroic'' military leadership (in the broadest sense of the word)Alexander the Great, Wellington, U.S. Grant and Hitlerlead up to what PW called a ``masterful closing argument warning that in the nuclear age heroic leadership of any style would lead to the destruction of civilization.'' Photos. (October)
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