History's Great Military Blunders and the Lessons They Teach DVD Course No. 3761 by
History's Great Military Blunders and the Lessons They Teach (Great Courses) (Teaching Co.) DVD Course No. 3761

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24 lectures| 30 minutes each 1 Petersburg: Union Digs Its Own Grave - 1864 2 Syracuse: Athens's Second Front - 413 B.C. 3 Carrhae: The Parthian Shot - 53 B.C. 4 Red Cliffs: Cao Cao's Bad Day - 208 A.D. 5 Barbarian Gate: Adrianople - 378, Pliska - 811 6 Fourth Crusade: Byzantium Betrayed - 1204 7 Kalka River: Genghis Khan's General - 1223 8 Courtrai: Knights versus Shopkeepers - 1302 9 Nagashino: Taking Swords to a Gunfight - 1575 10 Cartagena: High Walls, Short Ladders - 1741 11 Culloden: The Bonnie Prince Blunders - 1746 12 Russia: Napoleon Retreats in the Snow - 1812 13 Afghanistan: Khyber Pass Death Trap - 1842 14 Crimea: Charge of the Light Brigade - 1854 15 Greasy Grass: Custer's Last Stand - 1876 16 Isandlwana: 25,000 Zulus Undetected - 1879 17 Adwa: Italy's Fiasco in Ethiopia - 1896 18 Colenso: The Second Boer War - 1899 19 Tannenberg: Ineptitude in the East - 1914 20 Gallipoli: Churchill Dooms Allied Assault - 1915 21 World War II: Royal Navy Goes Down - 1941-42 22 Dieppe Raid: Catastrophe on the Beach - 1942 23 Operation Market Garden: A Bridge Too Far - 1944 24 The Great Blunders: Four Paths to Failure
 

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