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Military Blunders

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From the assassination of the Archduke, through Hitler's rise and demise, to Saddam Hussein's doomed invasion of Kuwait -- Military Blunders is a blow-by-blow account of this century's most ill-fated military events. What were they and why did they happen?
Paperback, 272 pages
Published September 6th 2000 by Hachette Books (first published 2000)
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Jul 03, 2010 Bryan added it
History Channel fans will enjoy this easy to read companion.: It has been said people go to watch car races in order to see the wrecks. Following that line of reasoning, the History Channel introduced a documentary series entitled Military Blunders. The companion book of the same name authored by Michael Coffey offers the same anecdotes, and the same paradigm, of the televised series.

Military Blunders examines wartime efforts that failed, beginning with the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand a

Matthew Kresal
Recently re-read this as it has been quite a few years since I last read it in my early teens. Being that it is a companion book to the History Channel documentary series of the same name that aired in the late 1990s, it's quite readable. About a half-dozen pages dedicated to each blunder that follows the narration scripts from the series somewhat faithfully depending on which blunder it is. As a history book though, it's not bad but it it's not great either.
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