Fatal Victories: History's Most Tragic Military Triumphs and the High Cost of Victory

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A noted historian and master storyteller explores the costly, often calamitous -effects of victories gained by brilliant military commanders in fourteen historical -battles-from Hannibal at Cannae to Bunker Hill, Sarajevo, Pearl Harbor, and the Tet Offensive in Vietnam.

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William Weir served as an army MP and a combat correspondent during the Korean War. A newspaper reporter and public relations executive, he has written nine books, including Fifty Battles that Changed the World (2001), Soldiers in the Shadows (2002), The Encyclopedia of African American Military History (2004), and Turning Points in Military History (2005). He lives in Guilford, Connecticut.

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