The Brassey's Book of Military Blunders

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The Brassey's Book of Military Blunders

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Table of Contents

Introduction:                                      1  (3)
The Battle of San Juan Hill (1898) 4 (3)
Unfit to Lead
The Aged 7 (4)
The Ill and Incapacitated 11 (4)
The Insane and the Irrational 15 (10)
The Stupid 25 (6)
The Battle of Karansebes (1788) 31 (1)
Retreat from Kabul (1842) 31 (3)
The Killing Fields of Paraguay 34 (3)
The Battle of Kasserine Pass (1943) 37 (3)
First Command Yourself
The Cowardly 40 (5)
The Rash 45 (3)
The Quarrelsome 48 (1)
The Ambitious 49 (3)
The Athenian Expedition to Syracuse 52 (1)
(415-413 BC
The Battle of the Crater (1864) 53 (2)
The Battle of Custozza (1866) 55 (2)
Painting The Wrong Picture
The Impetuous 57 (3)
The Timid 60 (3)
The Bigoted 63 (2)
The Unsure 65 (3)
The Battle of Pliska (811) 68 (1)
The Battle of Trenton (1776) 69 (2)
The Battle of Majuba Hill (1881) 71 (2)
The Amritsar Massacre (1919) 73 (1)
The Battle of Dien Bien Phu (1954) 74 (3)
The Tactics Of Defeat
The Conservative 77 (7)
Roughing It 84 (5)
A Poor Lookout ... 89 (2)
Crossed Lines ... 91 (5)
The Battle of Beneventum (275 BC) 96 (1)
The Battle of Teutoburger Wald (AD 9) 97 (2)
The Battle of Bannockburn (1314) 99 (3)
The Battle of the Yellow Ford (1598) 102(1)
The Battle of the Wabash (1791) 103(4)
The Butchers
Lapses of the Great 107(4)
Bloody Incompetents 111(3)
The Battle of Fredericksburg (1862) 114(2)
The Battle of Gravelotte-St Privat (1870) 116(2)
Naked Into Battle
Dressed to Kill 118(5)
Empty Stomachs 123(3)
Blame Your Tools 126(4)
Sick Parade 130(5)
Be Prepared ... 135(7)
The Expedition to Cadiz (1625) 142(3)
The My Lai Massacre (1968) 145(2)
Planning for Disaster
The Luddite Tendency 147(4)
Adapt or Die 151(6)
Austrian Mobilization in 1914 157(1)
The Suvla Bay Landings (1915) 158(2)
The Battle of Guadalajara (1937) 160(2)
Ministerial Irresponsibility
Meddling Ministers 162(3)
Media Muddles 165(3)
The Battle of Adowa (1896) 168(1)
Operation Barbarossa (1941) 169(4)
The Bay of Pigs (1961) 173(4)
The Battle of Namka Chu (1962) 177(2)
Operation Eagle Claw (1980) 179(4)
Index 183