Military Mayhem: 2,500 Years of Soldierly Sleaze and Scandal (Paperback)
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Military Mayhem: 2,500 Years of Soldierly Sleaze and Scandal (Paperback)

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Bungled cover-ups, acts of blinding incompetence, miscarriages of justice, sexual escapades, and downright stupidity - have all helped to make the world's armed forces the much loved institutions they are today. Take an irreverent look at the public outcries and scandals that governments and soldiers would rather we forgot. From Julius Caesar's sex life and the frolics of Charles d'on, the fearless dragoon and noted transvestite to the sinking of the Kursk, Terry Crowdy delves into the darker reaches of military, vice and slip-ups. Packed with more than 70 mishaps, open this book and step back in time to see how corruption, bigotry, lust, vanity, incompetence and the occasional bout of insanity have coloured military history across the centuries.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781849081474
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 268 g
Dimensions: 185 x 120 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Read this book and see how corruption, lust, vanity, adultery, draft dodging, bigotry, drug taking and incompetence have painted a somewhat colorful picture of the military over the centuries." -www.mataka.org (October 2010)
..".readers will find [this] an enjoyable and titillating read that goes where most military histories won't go." -"Brutarian ""

...readers will find [this] an enjoyable and titillating read that goes where most military histories won't go. "Brutarian"

Read this book and see how corruption, lust, vanity, adultery, draft dodging, bigotry, drug taking and incompetence have painted a somewhat 'colorful' picture of the military over the centuries. "www.mataka.org (October 2010)""


..".readers will find [this] an enjoyable and titillating read that goes where most military histories won't go." --Brutarian

"Read this book and see how corruption, lust, vanity, adultery, draft dodging, bigotry, drug taking and incompetence have painted a somewhat 'colorful' picture of the military over the centuries." --www.mataka.org (October 2010)

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