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More Military Blunders

More Military Blunders (Paperback)

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From ancient times military history has been marked as much by misjudgements and incompetence as by gallantry and glory. Such blunders have sometimes ended in tragedy, sometimes in farce - and sometimes they have ended in triumph, despite all the odds. In this fascinating and entertaining collection, author Geoffrey Regan not only recounts some of the staggering stories, but also highlights the kinds of difficulties that can lead to military disaster. His anecdotes encompass every aspect of warfare from friendly fire and amphibious operations to meddling politicians and lack of cooperation. Incorporating 50 fascinating illustrations, this entertaining and instructive book will appeal to the military buff and general reader alike.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsHistory & PoliticsMilitary Studies Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd Publication Date: 01/06/2004 ISBN-13: 9781844427109  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Geoffrey Regan is a former History Master at Charterhouse School, Godalming and Deputy Headmaster and Acting Headmaster at Halliford School. He has written 30 historical and educational books including, Military Blunders, More Military Blunders, 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 and Historical Consultant for ABCs 'Blue on Blue' (Autumn 2000).

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