What was the worst performance by a good general?

What was the worst performance by a good general?

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  1. Chuck

    Bernard Law Montgomery when he stopped the advance of his troupes to have a tea break.

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  2. Dave E.

    The bad “general” performace at the Crater was by Burnsides the Corps Commander and he does not qualify for this question because he was not, by any measure, a good general.

    Grant’s worst performance was at Cold Harbor.

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  3. J Beabout

    Brevet Gen’l Geo A Custer was a great cavalry commander in Civil War. However as Lt Col made disastrous decision to ignore scouts and obvious as well as split his forces at Little Big Horn.

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  4. Mike H.

    Montgomery…no question. Operation Market-Garden says it all.

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  5. Durand

    General Walther von Seydlitz artillery-Kurbach, while he was pro-Soviet propaganda and coopeeraba with the enemy, almost all the 91,000 prisoners died in the Stalingrad Goulags Siberia.

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