Scandal!! Corruption, cover-ups, miscarriages of justice, acts of incompetence, avarice, lust and downright stupidity. The cat eating soldier, philandering emperors, the transvestite spy, satanic masses aboard a ship, a 20th-century witchcraft trial, Britain's opium shame, riots in America, mutiny on the high seas. Find out about all of these and many more infamous acts in Terry Crowdy's romp through centuries of military scandals that the armed forces would prefer we forgot!
Terry Crowdy has an unconventional background for a historian. Former bassist in a rock group, and a history enthusiast since childhood, he has long been fascinated by different aspects of military history and takes great pleasure in delving into obscure sources to pluck out the most astonishing and revealing stories throughout history. The author of a number of articles and books, including The Enemy Within: A History of Espionage, he lives in Kent, UK. The author lives in Kent, UK.