Fatal Victories

by William Weir

Publisher: Pegasus Books

Written in English
Cover of: Fatal Victories | William Weir
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Subjects:

  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • History / Military / General
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8814912M
ISBN 101933648120
ISBN 109781933648125
OCLC/WorldCa74902693

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The author gives you a personal description of the leaders involved, discusses the major issues, what led up to the battle, the battle itself, and the long-term results of the battle. This is important, since this is a discussion of fatal victories, in which the winner was ultimately the loser/5(8).

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The fatal victory is a battlefield success which costs the victor the war. It is often a brilliant, smashing success, such as Hannibal's triumph at Cannae, celebrated for two millennia as the absolute masterpiece of military tactics.

But as a victory it was fatal. Hannibal mistook the battle for the war, and as a result, Carthage was destroyed, utterly. This is important, since this is a discussion of fatal victories, in which the winner was ultimately the loser. Pearl Harbor, for instance, was a clear victory for Japan which ultimately doomed them.

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