Military Blunders

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Military Blunders
Author : Saul David
File Size : 42,6 Mb
Publisher : Constable
Language : English
Release Date : 06 September 2012
ISBN : 9781780338613
Pages : 160 pages
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Military Blunders by Saul David Book PDF Summary

Retelling the most spectacular cock-ups in military history, this graphic account has a great deal to say about the psychology of military incompetence and the reasons even the most well-oiled military machines inflict disaster upon themselves. Beginning in AD9 with the massacre of Varus and his legions in the Black Forest all the way up to present day conflict in Afghanistan it analyses why things go wrong on the battlefield and who is to blame.

Military Blunders

Retelling the most spectacular cock-ups in military history, this graphic account has a great deal to say about the psychology of military incompetence and the reasons even the most well-oiled military machines inflict disaster upon themselves. Beginning in AD9 with the massacre of Varus and his legions in the Black

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