Unfit to lead: Why these military leaders failed


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Today we’re travelling back in time to explore some of the most breath-takingly incompetent historic leaders, from the Crusades to Vietnam. In this episode we discover how lack of communication and misplaced sense of superiority caused tragedies and deaths of thousands of ordinary soldiers that could have otherwise be avoided.

Narrated by Stephen Rashbrook, we discuss the British retreat from Kabul, the Boer (Boar) War, Dunkirk and the Falklands Campaign.

The original documentary was licensed by Nent to Little Dot Studios.

Podcast edit production by Ance Priedniece

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