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The Guinness book of military blunders

Author: Geoffrey Regan
Publisher: Enfield, Middlesex [England] : Guinness Pub., 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, the author not only recounts some staggering stories, but also examines the kinds of problems that can lead to disaster. These problems range from the insanity of commanders to the provision of inadequate equipment.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Regan
ISBN: 0851129617 9780851129617
OCLC Number: 26355762
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 188 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Unfit to lead --
First, command yourself --
Painting the wrong picture --
The tactics of defeat --
The butchers --
Naked into battle --
Planning for disaster --
Ministerial irresponsibility.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Regan.

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