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|Named Person:||Douglas Haig Haig, Earl; Douglas Haig; Douglas Haig Haig, Earl|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J P Harris
|Awards:||Winner of Templer Medal 2008.
Winner of Society for Military History Distinguished Book Award: Biography or War Memoir 2010.
|Description:||xi, 652 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Boyhood and early career --
South Africa to the Curragh crisis --
Anxiously to war --
From the Marne to the Salient --
Army commander --
Aubers Ridge to Givenchy --
The battle of Loos --
The battle of the Somme (1) --
The battle of the Somme (2) --
Lloyd George and Nivelle --
The Battle of Arras and the Nivelle offensive --
Flanders Fields --
The Third Battle of Ypres --
The Battle of Cambrai --
The last war winter --
The German march offensives --
The turn of the tide --
The final campaign --
The post-war years.
|Series Title:||Cambridge military histories.|
'Harris' judgement of Haig is, ultimately, critical but fair. He arrives at it through careful analysis and detailed interpretation. This really is the definitive book on Haig, his actions and his