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mented with great efficiency, and discussed at two meetings of the Army Council
on 5 and 6 August attended by the Cabinet, Field Marshal Lord Kitchener, Field
Marshal Sir John French, Lieutenanl-General Sir Douglas Haig, Major-General ...
After this campaign Haig became a brevet major, a man marked for promotion,
and returned to the UK in November 1898 to become Brigade Major of 1 Cavalry
Brigade at Aldershot, under the now Major-General John French. The two men ...
At Loos he had thrown his troops forward without adequate artillery support and
Major-General E.S. Bulfin, commanding one of Gough's divisions, was only the
first of several officers who declared that he never wanted to serve under him ...
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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
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THE TURN OF THE TIDE AND THE HUNDRED DAYS JuneNovember 1918 483
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