Horne, A: Hubris
The Tragedy of War in the Twentieth Century
A look at the key battles that defined the history of the 20th century, and shaped the 21st. Hubris is the mindset of extreme arrogance, which in battle has terrible consequences. From the battles of Tsushima in 1905 and Midway in 1942 to the Six Day War in 1967, this shows how hubris leads to crushing defeat.