They Shoot Admirals, Don’t They? … leader accountability, aye!

From the U.S. Naval Institute Blog

Actually, the last admiral shot (in a democratic nation) was the unfortunate Admiral John Byng of the British Royal Navy, executed by a firing squad on 14 March 1757. Admiral Byng’s crime was “failure to do his utmost” in the battle between the British and French for the Mediterranean island of Minorca (now Spanish).  Read More

Admiral Byng, British Admiral … failed to do his ‘utmost’

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