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Historys worst decisions and the people who made them

Author: Stephen Weir
Publisher: Millers Point, N.S.W. : Pier 9, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 64 A.D. burning of Rome during the reign of Nero ... Winston Churchill's ill-conceived and disastrous World War I plan to invade Turkey at Gallipoli ... the Maginot Line, built in France in 1929-34 in a foolhardy effort to prevent the feared German invasion ... the 1950s thalidomide pharmaceutical disaster that resulted in at least 20,000 babies born with deformities ... the 1989-91 misappropriation of company  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Weir
ISBN: 1740456696 9781740456692
OCLC Number: 156777843
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume
Responsibility: Stephen Weir.

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History is strewn with mistakes. Many made by well intentioned people who were bright, intelligent, capable, but just made the wrong decision.  Read more...

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