Ed Strosser. Stupid Wars : A Citizen’s Guide to Botched Putsches, Failed Coups, Inane Invasions, and Ridiculous Revolutions

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ONE.. VALENS AND THE END OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE: AD 377

TWO.. THE FOURTH CRUSADE: 1198

THREE.. THE WHISKEY REBELLION: 1794

FOUR.. THE WAR OF THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE: 1865

FIVE.. THE WAR OF THE PACIFIC: 1879

SIX.. THE U.S. INVASION OF RUSSIA: 1918

SEVEN.. HITLER’S BEER HALL PUTSCH: 1923

EIGHT.. THE CHACO WAR: 1932

NINE.. THE WINTER WAR BETWEEN RUSSIA AND FINLAND: 1939

TEN.. ROMANIA FIGHTS BOTH SIDES IN WORLD WAR II: 1941

ELEVEN.. THE GENERALS’ COUP AGAINST HITLER: 1944

TWELVE.. THE BAY OF PIGS INVASION: 1961

THIRTEEN. . THE SOVIET INVASION OF AFGHANISTAN: 1979

FOURTEEN.. THE FALKLAND ISLANDS WAR: 1982

FIFTEEN. . THE U.S. INVASION OF GRENADA:1983

SIXTEEN. . THE SOVIET COUP AGAINST GORBACHEV: 1991