How to Lose a War at Sea: Foolish Plans and Great Naval Blunders
|Publisher:||William Morrow Paperbacks|
|BISAC/Subject:||HIS027100, HIS027000, HIS027060, HIS049000|
|ISBN:||9780062069085, Related ISBNs: 006206908X, 9780062069085, 9780062069092|
|Number of pages:||368,|
An engrossing compendium of high-seas military disasters
From the days of the Spanish Armada to the modern age of aircraft carriers, battles have been bungled just as badly on water as they have been on land. Some blunders were the result of insufficient planning, overinflated egos, espionage, or miscalculations; others were caused by ideas that didn't hold water in the first place. In glorious detail, here are thirty-three of history's worst maritime mishaps, including:
Chock-full of amazing facts and hilarious trivia, How to Lose a War at Sea is the most complete volume of nautical failures ever assembled.
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