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The first decision was to send the entire Expeditionary Force to France at once,
six infantry divisions and a cavalry division, but this decision was soon
overturned by the newly appointed Secretary of State for War, Kitchener, who felt
that Britain ...
On balance, however, he was right more often than not, and - with the exception
of his views on the Territorial Force - proved to be the right man in the right place
at this time. He served his country well in 1914-16, and possessed the ...
Battle of, losses 397 4 Infantry Brigade 356-8, 488; French command 320;
Imperial Force, Birdwood, Lt-Gen. 272; and New Zealand Army Corps see
Anzacs; Passchendaele 400. 402, 404 Austria delegation to Padua 504; Emperor
Carl 304, ...
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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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