How to Lose a War: More Foolish Plans and Great Military Blunders (How to Lose Series)

How to Lose a War: More Foolish Plans and Great Military Blunders (How to Lose Series)

Bill Fawcett


From the Crusades to the fashionable age of chemical conflict and clever bombs, heritage is suffering from really disastrous army campaigns. How to Lose a War chronicles one of the most striking strategic catastrophes and doomed army adventures of overreaching invaders and clueless defenders—whether the failure was once due to the terrible making plans, miscalculations, enormous ego, or failed intelligence . . . or simply a very silly suggestion to start with.

  • Alexander invades India—and results in deep vindaloo.
  • Sacre bleu! The French are humiliated via Prussia in 1870.
  • spain's "invincible military" breaks up off the coast of england whereas making an attempt an invasion.
  • the mau mau uprising opposed to the british in kenya indicates us how to not run an insurgency.
  • Chiang Kai-Shek's pathetic military fails to maintain Mao's Communists from grabbing China.

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