Great Military Blunders: History's Worst Battlefield Decisions from Ancient Times to the Present Day

Great Military Blunders: History's Worst Battlefield Decisions from Ancient Times to the Present Day

by Geoffrey Regan
     
 

From ancient times to the Bay of Pigs and the Falklands War, military history has been marked by misjudgments and incompetence. Some blunders have ended in tragedy, some in farce, and some in a mixture of both. The stories in this instructive collection capture those moments of staggering battlefield ineptitude, human folly, and sheer bad luck, and they will appeal to… See more details below

Overview

From ancient times to the Bay of Pigs and the Falklands War, military history has been marked by misjudgments and incompetence. Some blunders have ended in tragedy, some in farce, and some in a mixture of both. The stories in this instructive collection capture those moments of staggering battlefield ineptitude, human folly, and sheer bad luck, and they will appeal to both military buffs and general readers. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780233003511
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
08/07/2012
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,373,124
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Geoffrey Regan wrote 30 historical and educational books, including Naval Blunders, Historical Blunders, Royal Blunders, Flying Blunders, Blue on Blue, and Fight or Flight. He was the Series Consultant for Channel 4's Great Military Blunders series, broadcast in 2000.

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