How to Lose WWII: Bad Mistakes of the Good War (Paperback)

Bad Mistakes of the Good War

By Bill Fawcett

Harper Paperbacks, 9780061807312, 286pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2010



How to Lose WWII is an engrossing, fact-filled collection from Bill Fawcett that sheds light on the biggest, and dumbest, screw-ups of the Great War. In the vein of his other phenomenal compendiums of amazing battlefield blunders, How to Lose a Battle and How to Lose a War, Fawcett focuses on some amazing catastrophic missteps of Axis and Allies alike.

Praise For How to Lose WWII: Bad Mistakes of the Good War

“Fawcett gathers 37 concise, analytical, finger-pointing accounts of these and other battles from ancient times to the late 1960s. He and contributors Brian Thomsen, William R. Forstchen, Douglas Niles and Edward E. Kramer readably and insightfully convey a wide knowledge of military history.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Informative and enjoyable...This book will appeal to both general readers and amateur military historians.”

“I recommend it to the armchair strategist and indeed to any student of military history over the ages.”
-Esprit de Corp