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Great military disasters

Charles Messenger

Great military disasters

by Charles Messenger

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Published by Smithmark Publishers in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battles,
  • Military history

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementCharles Messenger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD25.5 .M4 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17882186M
    ISBN 100880296461
    LC Control Number2006367860

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    Get this from a library! Great military disasters: from Cannae to Stalingrad. [Julian Spilsbury] -- Tells the dramatic stories behind the world's most calamitous con- flicts. From the French army's failure to understand the impact of new technology at Crecy to Hitler's blatant overconfidence at. Geoffrey Regan (born 15 July ) is an English author of popular history, former senior school teacher and broadcaster. He has authored books focused on military failures, and has written for newspapers and periodicals such as USA Today [1] and History mater: University of London: PGCE ().

    : Arrogant Armies: Great Military Disasters and the Generals Behind Them () by Perry, James M. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(49).   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Great military disasters by Julian Spilsbury, , Metro Books edition, in English Great military disasters ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: 1.


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Generally a good book as it gives a summation of 20 military disasters. History has rather more than that and it would be difficult to cover them all in the space of a single book. It is a very readable book as the author has a chatty style and covers the human side of disaster /5. Great Military Disasters tells the dramatic stories behind the world's most calamitous conflicts.

From the French army's failure to understand the impact of new technology at Crecy to Hitler's blatant overconfidence at StalingradCited by: 1. Great Military Disasters tells the dramatic stories behind the world's most calamitous conflicts.

From the French army's failure to understand the impact of new technology at Crécy to Hitler's blatant overconfidence at Stalingrad, military historian Julian Spilsbury Great military disasters book thrilling accounts of each disaster, covering exactly what went wrong, how and why/5(5).

Nice job, great illustrations. The most recent "military disaster" cited is The Battle of Mogadishu in I know people who were there and remember the story from the news. Glaring in its absence is any mention of U.S. Defense Secretary Les Aspin's denial of the request for armored reinforcements Cited by: 1.

This book provides an accessible introduction of 24 of the greatest catastrophes in the history of warefare, including Cannae, Agincourt, the defeat of the Spanish Armada, the Charge of the Light Brigade, the destruction of the French army at Sedon, Midway, Stalingrad, Dien Bien Phu /5(10).

Great Military Disasters book. Great military disasters book 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Nice job, great illustrations. The most recent "military disaster" cited is The Battle of Mogadishu in I know people who were there and remember the story from the news.

Glaring in its absence is any mention of U.S. Defense Secretary Les Aspin's denial of the request for armored reinforcements made by General /5(10). Great Military Disasters tells the dramatic stories behind the world's most calamitous conflicts.

From the French army's failure to understand the impact of new technology at Crécy to Hitler's blatant overconfidence at Stalingrad, military historian Julian Spilsbury provides thrilling accounts of each disaster, covering exactly what went wrong, how and why.

Great Military Disasters. Provides an accessible introduction to 24 of the greatest catastrophes in the history of warfare, including Cannae, Agincourt, the defeat of the Spanish Armada, the Charge of the Light Brigade, the destruction of the French army at Sedan, Midway, Stalingrad, Dien Bein Phu, and many, many more/5.

Great Military Disasters Book: Great Military Disasters Book: Insightful text, full-colour tactical maps, as well as detailed artwork and photography explore over 20 of the most famous and infamous debacles in the history of armed conflict around the world.

From Cannae, Agincourt and the Spanish Armada to Little Big Horn, Pearl Harbor and /5(9). Great Military Disasters tells the dramatic stories behind the world's most calamitous conflicts. From the French army's failure to understand the impact of new technology at Crecy to Hitler's blatant overconfidence at Stalingrad, military historian Julian Spilsbury provides thrilling accounts of each disaster, covering exactly what went wrong, how and why.

Of course, a disastrous outcome for /5(43). GREAT MILITARY DISASTERS Excellent condition page book on the greatest tragedies and failings in warfare history from Agincourt to Dien Bien Phu via the Spanish Armada, Midway, Stalingrad and many, many more.

Includes tactical maps and photos and artworks illustrating the soldiers, uniforms and battle technologies. Great Military Disasters tells the dramatic stories behind the world's most calamitous conflicts. From the French army's failure to understand the impact of new technology at Crécy to Hitler's blatant overconfidence at Stalingrad, military historian Julian Spilsbury provides thrilling accounts of each disaster, covering exactly what went wrong, how and why/5(3).

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Great military disasters. [Michael E Haskew;] -- Provides detailed coverage and tactical maps of various historic battles from Cannae to Mogadishu.

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"This edition published by Metro Books by arrangement with Quercus Publishing plc"--Colophon Mount Tabor BC -- Syracuse BC -- Cannae BC -- Teutoburger Wald AD 9 -- Bannockburn -- Crécy -- Flodden -- Pavia -- Saratoga Pages: This book started out very well and I was initially quite taken with it.

It is a collection of "small" battles/skirmishes in which the field military leadership made terrible errors, either due to incompetence or the orders from above issued by individuals who never had been on a battlefield/5. "Jim Perry has long been one of America's great political reporters.

This has been perfect training to write this marvelous book, Arrogant Armies. Having covered more than a few contemporary political disasters, Perry is able to brilliantly, often hilariously, capture the worst military blunders of the past several hundred : Turner Publishing Company.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Arrogant Armies: Great Military Disasters and the Generals Behind Them James M.

Perry, Author, Dame Perry, Author John Wiley & Sons $35 (p) ISBN. A very entertaining book which goes into great military blunders through history.

While lack of judgement may be forgiveable but the sheer ineptitude shown by military commanders at times boggles the imagination/5.