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Author Kuehn, John T., author.

Title The 100 worst military disasters in history / John T. Kuehn with David W. Holden
Published Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 389 pages)
Contents Part I. Ancient Military Disasters -- 1. Megiddo -- 2. Marathon -- 3. Salamis -- 4. Syracuse Expedition -- 5. Gaugamela -- 6. Chang-Ping -- 7. Cannae -- 8. Zama -- 9. Pharsalus -- 10. Teutoburg Forest -- 11. Adrianople -- 12. Catalaunian Plains -- 13. Yarmouk -- 14. Baekgang -- Part II. Medieval Military Disasters -- 15. Tours -- 16. Hastings -- 17. Hattin -- 18. Kamikaze: The Second Mongol Invasion of Japan -- 19. Lake Boyang -- 20. Grünwald -- 21. Agincourt -- 22. Bosworth Field
48. The Alamo -- 49. San Jacinto -- 50. Siege of Nanjing -- 51. The Capture of New Orleans -- 52. The Vicksburg Campaign -- 53. Koeniggratz -- 54. Sedan -- 55. Battle of the Little Bighorn -- 56. Isandlwana -- 57. The Yalu -- 58. Manila Bay -- Part VI. Recent Military Disasters -- 59. Tsushima Strait -- 60. Tannenberg -- 61. The Gorlice-Tarnow Offensive -- 62. Verdun -- 63. Battle of the Somme -- 64. German U-Boat Offensive in World War I -- 65. Caporetto -- 66. Shanghai -- 67. Nomonhan -- 68. France 1940 -- 69. The Battle of Britain -- 70. Crete -- 71. Pearl Harbor -- 72. Wake Island
73. Singapore -- 74. Bataan -- 75. Midway -- 76. The Destruction of PQ-17 -- 77. The Dieppe Raid -- 78. El Alamein -- 79. Operation Torch -- 80. Guadalcanal -- 81. Kursk (Operation Citadel) -- 82. Ploesti Raid (Operation Tidal Wave) -- 83. The Second Schweinfurt Raid -- 84. Normandy Landings -- 85. The Philippine Sea -- 86. Imphal and Kohima -- 87. Operation Bagration -- 88. The Falaise Pocket -- 89. Battle of Arnhem -- 90. Operation Bodenplatte -- 91. Battle of Osan -- 92. Chinese Intervention -- 93. Battle of Dien Bien Phu -- 94. Ap Bac -- 95. The Six-Day War (1967 Arab-Israeli War)
96. The Tet Offensive -- 97. Lam Son 719 -- 98. 1973 Arab-Israeli War-Sinai (Yom Kippur War) -- 99. Iran-Iraq War: The First Gulf War -- 100. Iraqi Freedom -- Index
Part III. Military Disasters from the Early Modern Period -- 23. The Conquest of the Aztecs -- 24. Lepanto -- 25. The Spanish Armada -- 26. Pyongyang -- 27. Sekigahara -- 28. The Sack of Magdeburg -- 29. Breitenfeld -- 30. Nördlingen -- 31. Naseby -- 32. Rocroi -- 33. Ramillies -- 34. Poltava -- 35. Rossbach -- 36. Quebec -- 37. Kunersdorf -- 38. Quiberon Bay -- 39. The Siege of Pondicherry -- 40. Yorktown Campaign -- 41. Rivoli -- 42. The Nile -- 43. Second Battle of Zürich -- Part IV. Nineteenth-Century Military Disasters -- 44. Trafalgar -- 45. Jena-Auerstedt -- 46. Tippecanoe -- 47. Leipzig
Summary "The 100 Worst Military Disasters in History is a fascinating collection that educators, students, and historians will all find useful in helping them understand the causes and consequences of the most infamous military failures in history"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 31, 2019)
Subject Battles
Military history
Battles.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
Author Holden, David W., author.
LC no. 2019029149
ISBN 1440862699
9781440862694
Other Titles One hundred worst military disasters in history