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The private papers of Douglas Haig, 1914-1919 : being selections from the private diary and correspondence of Field-Marshal the Earl Haig of Bemersyde

Author: Douglas Haig Haig, Earl; Robert Blake
Publisher: London : Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1952.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The publication of Field Marshal Lord Haig's Private Papers has been recognised as making available a document of great historical importance. He is the only great Commander in English History to have kept in his own handwriting a day by day record of events and impressions during the course of his campaign. The extracts from his diary and letters which form nine tenths of this book are presented exactly as Haig  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Haig, Douglas, Sir, 1861-1928.
Private papers of Douglas Haig, 1914-1919.
London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1952
(OCoLC)565143641
Named Person: Douglas Haig Haig, Earl; Douglas Haig Haig, Earl
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Haig Haig, Earl; Robert Blake
OCLC Number: 1157939
Description: 383 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: First Corps --
First Army --
Loos --
The Dismissal of French --
Commander in Chief --
Plans for the Somme --
The Somme: First Phase --
The Somme: Second Phase --
Plans for 1917 --
The Calais Conference --
The Nivelle Offensive --
Plans for Passchendaele --
Prelude to Passchendaele --
Passchendaele --
Cambrai --
The Fall of Robertson --
The Gathering Storm --
The German Offensive --
THe German Failure --
Victory --
Peace.
Responsibility: Edited by Robert Blake.

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"The publication of Field Marshal Lord Haig's Private Papers has been recognised as making available a document of great historical importance. He is the only great Commander in English History to have kept in his own handwriting a day by day record of events and impressions during the course of his campaign. The extracts from his diary and letters which form nine tenths of this book are presented exactly as Haig wrote them."--Book Jacket.

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