Douglas Haig: Defeat into Victory (Kindle Single)

Douglas Haig Defeat into Victory Kindle Single Very few figures in British military history are the subject of such violently opposing views as Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig Some see Haig as the man who won the war for the Allies defeating the G

  • Title: Douglas Haig: Defeat into Victory (Kindle Single)
  • Author: Gordon Corrigan
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  • Page: 497
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  • Very few figures in British military history are the subject of such violently opposing views as Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig Some see Haig as the man who won the war for the Allies, defeating the German Army through a war of attrition on the Western Front Others view him as an incompetent butcher, needlessly sacrificing the lives of thousands of young men for the pricVery few figures in British military history are the subject of such violently opposing views as Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig Some see Haig as the man who won the war for the Allies, defeating the German Army through a war of attrition on the Western Front Others view him as an incompetent butcher, needlessly sacrificing the lives of thousands of young men for the price of a few metres of ground The popular view of Haig today falls into the latter category that he was unfitted to command Britain s armies on the Western Front, that he was out of touch with what was happening at the front, and that he was indifferent to the suffering of his men And yet a lot of this backlash against him started when it became apparent that the government could not produce a land fit for heroes after the war, and people started looking for someone to blame Is there evidence to support the criticisms of Haig And if not, why do people believe them Now that most files relating to the Great War have been released it is now much easier to investigate the evidence relating to Haig than it once was, and Gordon Corrigan has separated the truth about Haig from the legend Douglas Haig Defeat Into Victory tells the story of the most controversial commander in the history of the British Army Praise for Gordon Corrigan Political, fluent, well researched and extremely argumentative Andrew Roberts Meticulously researched and well written Pennant Major Gordon Corrigan is a retired Gurkha officer, a member of the British Commission for Military History and Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society Fluent in the Nepali language, he is now a freelance military historian and battlefield lecturer He is a well known figure on the History channel He is also the author of Sepoys in the Trenches , Loos 1915 and Wellington A Military Life Endeavour Press is the UK s leading independent publisher of digital books.

    Douglas Haig, st Earl Haig Field Marshal Douglas Haig, st Earl Haig, KT, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCIE h e June January was a senior officer of the British Army.During the First World War, he commanded the British Expeditionary Force BEF on the Western Front from late until the end of the war He was commander during the Battle of the Somme, the Battle of Arras, the Third Battle of Ypres BBC History Historic Figures General Douglas Haig Douglas Haig was born in Edinburgh on June into a wealthy family who owned a whisky business He studied at Oxford University and in went to the Royal Military Academy at Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig World War I s Worst General Responses to Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig World War I s Worst General Clan Douglas Clan Douglas is an ancient clan or noble house from the Scottish Lowlands. Taking their name from Douglas in Lanarkshire, their leaders gained vast territories throughout the Borders, Angus, Lothian, Moray, and also in France and Sweden.The family is one of the most ennobled in the United Kingdom and has held numerous titles The Douglases were one of Scotland s most powerful families, and Pipped Definition of Pipped at Dictionary Twenty feet away was another nest of the same species, which held three young just hatched and two pipped eggs. BBC iWonder Has history misjudged the generals of World When Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig died in , the major controversies about his reputation were still to come His death was a cause for national mourning a moment that loomed as large in the World War One Timeline History on the Net Below is a comprehensive World War One timeline describing the primary events leading up to the Great War, the main battles, and the conclusion Australian Battlefields of World War France Home Introduction It would be difficult these days to find an Australian who hasn t heard of Gallipoli.What many Australians fail to realise is that after this bitter and bloody campaign against Turkey many of these same troops were sent to France to fight on the Western Front of World War I. Browse By Author W Project Gutenberg free ebooks online Did you know that you can help us produce ebooks by proof reading just one page a day Go to Distributed Proofreaders World War I Simple English , the free encyclopedia World War I or the First World War began on July , and lasted until November , .The war was a global war that lasted exactly years, months and days. Most of the fighting was in Europe, but soldiers from many other countries took part, and it changed the colonial empires of the European powers Before World War II began in , World War I was called the Great War, the

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    279 thoughts on “Douglas Haig: Defeat into Victory (Kindle Single)”

    1. Haig 's ww1 record defendedInteresting read. Swims against tide of modern perception of Haig. Makes me want to read further about the man who led our troops in ww1


    2. RivertingGood rollicking read. I would definitely recommend it as an insight into the remote politician's meddling in the active soldier's expertise.


    3. Very much a Douglas Haig Apologia. He really did not make any mistakes, he was the victim of other people's errors, he was really a jolly good chap etc.Not much else to say really, a pretty good read if you allow for the imbalance.



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