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Military History's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Improbable Victories, Unlikely Heroes, and Other Martial Oddities
In 1944 U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Leslie J. McNair was accidentally killed by USAAF bombers that dropped their bombs short of the target, thus becoming the highest-ranking American casualty of World War II. Union Gen. Daniel Sickels was the first person to be successfully acquitted of murder by pleading temporary insanity after he shot and killed the son of “Star-Spangled Banner” ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published May 1st 2002 by Potomac Books
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This is a great book for getting a quick look at the improbable world of the military. Some I had heard of before others I hadn't. Still it was fun reading about at times ridiculous antics of the military and not just our military. For a romp through military history this is a good place to start. If you do read this book especially checkout the section on movies about the military.