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Douglas Haig, 1861-1928

By: De Groot, Gerard J.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Unwin Hyman: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16298

ISBN: 0044401922

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Only slight wear. ; A bright, solid book DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.70 X 1.60 inches; 496 pages; Sir Douglas Haig (1861-1928), the most controversial of the war generals, was born in Edinburgh on 19 June 1861. The Somme was prolonged battle of attrition with huge losses on both sides. Repeated charges were mounted by the British Home forces and the French under Joffre with only small advances. " In late August 1916, the "Byng Boys" moved from the muddy fields of Flanders to the Somme, where they took over a section of the front line ... View more info