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Haig's Generals Ian F. Beckett

Haig's Generals By Ian F. Beckett

Haig's Generals by Ian F. Beckett


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An in-depth study of Douglas Haig's army commanders on the Western Front during the First World War. It assesses their careers and characters, looks critically at their performance in command and examines their relationship with their subordinates and with Haig himself.

Haig's Generals Summary

Haig's Generals by Ian F. Beckett

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.

About Ian F. Beckett

Professor Ian F. W . Beckett is Professor of History at University College, Northampton. His publications include The Great War, 1914-18, The First World War: The Essential Guide to Sources in the UK National Archives, A Nation in Arms: A Social Study of the British Army in the First World War and The Oxford History of the British Army Steven J. Corvi research has concentrated on the First World War and on British military institutions, and he has made a special study of the generalship of Horace Smith-Dorrien.

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GOR002061144
9781844151691
1844151697
Haig's Generals by Ian F. Beckett
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pen & Sword Books Ltd
20090820
224
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