Underestimating The Enemy: The Mistake That Starts Our Wars

Underestimating The Enemy: The Mistake That Starts Our Wars

by Thomas Fleming
     
 
From the American Revolution to the war in Vietnam to America’s most recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, a belief in a quick victory has pervaded the opening months of almost every war we have fought. New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming traces the long history of the overconfidence and underestimating the enemy that has preceded virtually

Overview

From the American Revolution to the war in Vietnam to America’s most recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, a belief in a quick victory has pervaded the opening months of almost every war we have fought. New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming traces the long history of the overconfidence and underestimating the enemy that has preceded virtually every U.S. military conflict and the toll it has taken in American lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014473781
Publisher:
New Word City
Publication date:
04/13/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
24
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Thomas Fleming is one of the most distinguished and productive historians and novelists of our time. He has written 20 nonfiction books that have won prizes and praise from critics and fellow historians, many with a special focus on the American Revolution. He has also written 23 novels, many of them bestsellers, which explore the lives of men and women in vivid narratives that range from the raw America of the 1730s to the superpower that confronted World War II and endured Korea and Vietnam.

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