Worst Military Blunders of All Timec3230
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It cost Hitler the war. - c3230
Interestingly, as a young man, author JRR Tolkien was a soldier for Britain during this fearsome battle, and much of the brutal combat contained in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit is inspired by and based on that experience.
Napoleon didn't know how harsh the Russian winter is. Nor did Hitler. - ethanmeinster
It is how you can trust UK and France, when they sign a treaty.
Pearl Harbor wasn't really a blunder. Neither of the Pacific air craft carriers were there, and it was only a matter of time before the Japanese attacked. And as a result of the attack, nearly the entire US was supportive of the war. I mean, really, in congress there was only 1 vote against declaring war.
Custer got what he deserved thanks to it! - DieGedankenSindFrei
Should have just told the truth.
.American Revolutionary war. Seriously. who stations themselves on a PENINSULA with no route to escape?
Caused the Confederacy to lose the Battle of Gettysburg, which turned the tide of the American Civil War and eventually led to the Union winning.
10,000 troops couldn't bypass 150 guys in the middle of nowhere?
Invading Belgium brought the British and Italians into the war (The Italians would not have declared war If the British hadn't.). The war would have been much shorter and less bloody. With the Central powers probably victorious.
Who's idea was it to have a fiesta the night before you get defeated by a bunch of angry Texans, who remembered the Alamo? Cost you the revolution in only eighteen minutes. - BUETBU91
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