You Did What?: Mad Plans and Great Historical Disasters

You Did What?: Mad Plans and Great Historical Disasters


History hasn't ever been extra enjoyable than it really is during this fact-filled compendium of historic fiascoes and embarrassingly undesirable ideas.

Throughout historical past, the wealthy and robust, or even simply the dim-witted, have made horrifically undesirable judgements that experience had resounding results on our global. From kings to company leaders, from captains to presidents, not anyone is proof against undesirable judgements and their lasting legacy. The fiascoes that muddle our heritage are innumerable ... and interesting of their foolishness. This witty choice of old mayhem chronicles unwise judgements from historic Greece to modern day Hollywood and every thing in among. examine such classes as:

  • Never belief Greeks bearing presents of enormous wood horses.
  • Avoid development user-friendly faculties on poisonous waste dumps, even people with candy monikers like Love Canal.
  • Rabbits multiply like rabbits Down Under.
  • Even for those who use brightly coloured paint at the boats, it is relatively effortless to misplace a complete country's navy.

With greater than forty-five chapters of mind-boggling flubs and follies, fanatics of heritage, minutiae, and those that simply need a reliable snort will adore this interesting and enjoyable read.

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