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The just right soldier : the biography of Douglas Haig

Author(s): e just right soldier : the biography of Douglas Haig By Haig, Douglas Haig Mead, Gary

Date: Format: EPUB Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 1782394966
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A balanced take a look at probably the most debatable commanders of World War I, the use of interviews along with his son and new archival subject matter to shed mild onto an intensely personal guy Posterity has now not been sort to Douglas Haig, the commander of the British Expeditionary Force at the Western Front for a lot of World War I. Haig has often been offered as a commander who despatched his troops to slaughter in huge numbers on the Somme in 1916 and at Passchendaele the next yr. This account reexamines Haig’s file in those battles and items his dilemma with a recent eye. More importantly, it reevaluates Haig himself, exploring the character of the person, turning to each his early existence and armed forces occupation sooner than 1914, in addition to his unstinting paintings on behalf of ex-servicemen’s organizations after 1918. Finally, on this definitive biography, the person emerges from the parable
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