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Stupid Wars

Ed Strosser

Stupid Wars

A Citizen"s Guide to Botched Putsches, Failed Coups, Inane Invasions, and Ridiculous Revolutions

by Ed Strosser

  • 56 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Collins .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military - General,
  • Military Science,
  • History / Military / General,
  • History,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Military

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9952321M
    ISBN 100061258474
    ISBN 109780061258473

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Stupid Wars is a nonfiction novel that explains a series of coups, invasions and revolutions that were done for senseless reasons. The wars that Ed Strosser and Michael Prince, the authors of Stupid Wars, describe range from the time of the Roman Empire to the Fourth Crusade to the Second World War/5.

The ridiculous and reckless conflicts chronicled in Stupid Wars include the misdirected Fourth Crusade, the half-baked invasion of Russia by the U.S., the U.K.'s baffling Falklands War, Hitler's ill-fated Beer Hall Putsch, several incredibly foolish South American conflicts, the Bay of Pigs fiasco, and many more.

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Stupid Wars is an anthology of cautionary tales about what happens when political leaders channel Wile E. Coyote as their military advisor. It covers 16 actions the authors consider to be among the most ill-considered or badly bungled military operations in history, from "Valens and the End of the Roman Empire: AD " to "The Soviet Coup against Gorbachev: ".

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This book is of course modeled after Rules For Radicals by Saul Alinsky, a handbook designed to rope in uneducated socialists and communists to serve as political pawns and foot soldiers. Political activists are perhaps the. STUPID WARS is history at its spiciest, where the past teaches us all lessons, the kind of lessons you can only learn from failure on such a grand scale as war.

We'd like to thank everyone who helped us with this book, especially the great folks at Collins and our wonderful agent Farley : The Party. The ridiculous and reckless conflicts chronicled in STUPID WARS include the misdirected Fourth Crusade, the half-baked invasion of Russia by the U.S., the U.K.'s baffling Falklands War, Hitler's ill-fated Beer Hall Putsch, several incredibly foolish South American conflicts, the Bay of Pigs fiasco, and many more.

Ed Strosser is the author of Stupid Wars ( avg rating, ratings, 48 reviews, published ), Stupid Wars ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 review, pu /5. The ridiculous and reckless conflicts chronicled in Stupid Wars include the misdirected Fourth Crusade, the half-baked invasion of Russia by the U.S., the U.K.'s baffling Falklands War, Hitler's ill-fated Beer Hall Putsch, several incredibly foolish South American conflicts, the Bay of Pigs fiasco, and many more.

The ridiculous and reckless conflicts chronicled in Stupid Wars include the misdirected Fourth Crusade, the half-baked invasion of Russia by the U.S., the U.K.'s baffling Falklands War, Hitler's ill-fated Beer Hall Putsch, several incredibly foolish South American conflicts, the Bay of Pigs fiasco, and many more.

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Ed Strosser and Michael Prince are co-authors of the recently released book, Stupid Wars; A Citizen’s Guide to Botched Putsches, Failed Coups, Inane Invasions and Ridiculous Revolutions.

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