Bill Fawcett discusses his book, How to Lose World War II: Bad Mistakes of the Good War. He explains why World War II was the last “good war,” if any war can be considered good. He says, “it was the last war with a clearly defined purpose and popular support.”
We discussed the battle of the Falaise Gap in which General Bernard Montgomery failed to close the Gap in August 1944. This failure led to needless bloodshed and loss of life in the Battle of the Bulge four months later.
Listen to our rapid-fire discussion below: