Wilkinson, Stephan
September 2007
Military History;Sep2007, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p28
The article presents several worst battlefield blunders in the history of warfare. They include the poor military strategy adopted by British General Sir Ian Hamilton during the 1915 invasion of Gallipoli, Turkey. Another was the defeat of Union forces under General Ambrose Burnside during the Battle of Fredericksburg. The defeat of French forces under commander Henri Navarre at Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam by forces commanded by General Vo Nguyen Giap is also included in the list of war blunders.


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