America at War: Charge and Defeat DVD

Discovery Education

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SKU: DC776047
Format: DVD
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Copyright: 2004

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Two of the most infamous battles on American soil were lost because of errors made by commanders. By studying these deadly encounters, students gain understanding of how the lack or misinterpretation of information can have disastrous results. Segments recount the Battle of Little Big Horn and the Civil War engagement at Gettysburg.
  • General Pickett at Gettysburg: Describes how George Edward Pickett led his troops into a deathtrap during the Civil War.
  • General Custer At Little Bighorn: Analyzes the fatal mistakes made by George Armstrong Custer.