It has been said that history is written by the victors, but just because someone wins a war doesn't mean they can keep their facts straight. In this entertaining yet informative book, the facts about history's greatest wars and battles are separated from fiction with ease. Were elephants really good warriors? This book looks at war stories and decides if they're solid enough to be called facts. "Battle blunders" highlight some of history's worst war mistakes, while fact boxes pack this book with information that will dazzle any history buff.