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dispositions of the other corps along the northern sector of the Western Front,
looking first at HI Corps and the Cavalry Corps. Obeying French's order to '
advance east, engage the enemy and pass north of Lille', these formations had
A counter-attack failed, and by 1500 hours Haig feared that the enemy were
going to break through south of Ypres, where the Cavalry Corps were in
difficulties. He therefore asked the French on his left flank for assistance, pointing
out that if ...
From the south this BEF front of twenty-one miles was held by the Indian Corps,
IV Corps, III Corps and II Corps respectively, with Haig's I Corps and the bulk of
the Cavalry Corps in reserve. The entire force was urgently re-equipping and ...
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A difficult to access book that none the less has some real gems of both insight & fact. Broadly, sympathetic look @ command in the First World War, in particular, the group of Generals who had ... Read full review
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Robin Neillands has written an interesting analytical study here on a number of the British generals of the First World War. Whether you agree with his conclusions are not, and it would seem at times ... Read full review
THE BACKGROUND TO THE WAR 18711914
THE TURN OF THE TIDE AND THE HUNDRED DAYS JuneNovember 1918 483
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