Whats is your favorite War Mistake... - Page 3




 
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Boots
 
May 2nd, 2004  
samirine
 
Quote:
Friendly fire, isn't.
Dunno who said it, but that doesn't take away from the truth.
May 4th, 2004  
Marksman
 
 
Friendly fire in iraq
September 24th, 2005  
Padre
 
 
It was not quite a "war mistake" but it did start a war, and that was when the driver of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand took a wrong turn down a street in Sarajevo, Bosnia, where an enemy of Austria seized the opportunity to assassinate the Archduke, an act that led to World War One.
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Boots
September 24th, 2005  
ghost457
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by panzer
Operation Barbarossa.......enough said
yes, and Pearl Harbor too. other than that, i would have to say the whole battle of Fredericksburg in the American Civil War.
September 29th, 2005  
Bory
 
 
The order the Afrika Korps recived at El Alemain, to hold their ground and fight to the last man. Destroyed the Afrika Korps that battle.
Thats what you get with a Totalitarian regime, some lunatic in charge who reckons he knows everything.
Little wonder Rommel why joined the Conspiracy against Hitler.
September 29th, 2005  
Charge 7
 
 
This one's a classic:

Quote:
"What! What! Men dodging this way from a single bullet! I am ashamed of you.
They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist..."
Union Major General John Sedgwick at Spotsylvania as he tried to motivate soldiers of an artillery battery who were pinned down by Confederate sniper fire. He was shot in the head and killed as he was speaking.