Arrogant Armies: Great Military Disasters and the Generals Behind Them

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Castle Books, 2005 - 314 pages
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ARROGANT ARMIES: Great Military Disasters and the Generals Behind Them

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A kind of Hall of Fame of major military blunders committed by overconfident commanders and politicians. Wall Street Journal reporter Perry awards most of the booby prizes to pompous British officers ... Read full review

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Two more hardcover histories on the cheap from Castle. Gallagher's look at Revolutionary War Brooklyn debuted in 1995, Perry'sArrogant Armies , a year later. Read full review

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Major General William George Keith Elphinstone and the First Afghan
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James M. Perry is Senior Political Writer for the Wall Street Journal

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