Haig's Generals / Edition 1by Ian F. W. Beckett
Pub. Date: 08/02/2007
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
An in-depth study of Douglas Haig's army commanders on the Western Front during the First World War. Assesses their careers and characters, looks critically at their performance in command and examines their relationship with their subordinates and with Haig himself. Chapters are devoted to Allenby, Byng, Birdwood, Gough, Horne, Monro, Plumer, Rawlinson and Smith-Dorrien. Offers a fascinating insight into the mentality of these men and into their methods as they sought a solution to the problem of war on the Western Front. A fascinating and original contribution to the history of the war in the trenches.
John Bourne, Matthew Hughes, John Lee, William Philpott, Simon Robbins, Gary Sheffield, Peter Simkins, Ian F. W. Beckett, Steven J. Corvi.
“For those who subscribe to the Haig was an incompetent butcher opinion, this book will perhaps open minds and bring the realities of Haig’s situation into focus… will assist any battle guide or researcher seeking to give color to the men behind the reputations.”
Mike McCarthy/ Western Front Association
- Pen & Sword Books Limited
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- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.10(d)
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