Field Marshal Earl Haig


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The commander of the British forces on the Western Front from late 1915 to the end of the First World War, Haig has been reviled and revered in equal measure. Often critical of Haig, Philip Warner's biography is nonetheless scrupulously fair. The portrait that emerges is of a flawed but courageous individual who almost certainly achieved as much as anyone could have done under the circumstances. Haig withstood the strain of high command at hideous personal cost and was ultimately ground down by the burden. As Warner ...

Field Marshal Earl Haig 2001, Cassell Military, London

ISBN-13: 9780304356454

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Field Marshal Earl Haig 1991, The Bodley Head Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780370313214