LIONS LED BY DONKEYS

THE HAIG DEBATE 

British generals of the Great War have been lambasted as out of touch with their troops. Jack Braham Levy re-appraises the evidence

BRILLIANT OR BLASÉ: FIELD MARSHAL SIR DOUGLAS HAIG'S REPUTATION HAS PEAKED AND TROUGHED OVER THE DECADES, BUT THERE HAS BEEN POPULAR MISUNDERSTANDING OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES HE FACED 
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“A pacifist movement keen to portray World War One not as a heroic struggle but as a tragedy never to be repeated”

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