Ferdinand foch's wiki: marshal ferdinand jean marie foch (french pronunciation: [f ]) 50 of them from the french army on the left of field marshal sir douglas haig denis haig's command: a reassessment, new york: viking, 1991 page 275. Field marshal earl haig of bemersyde 1,602 likes 2 talking about this this page documents the life and achievement of field marshal sir douglas haig. English: field marshal douglas haig, 1st earl haig (june 19, 1861 - january 28, 1928) was a british soldier and senior commander during world war i. Sir field marshal douglas haig, 1st earl haig, kt, gcb, om, gcvo, kcie (born 19 june 1861 - died 29 january 1928) douglas haig, diary - 11th may 1917. Sir douglas haig 19061861-30011928+ british military officer, field marshal commander of the british troups in france during world war i portrait in the 1910s photo: franz otto koch. List of field marshals (australia) and commander of allied land forces in the south west pacific area under the overall command of united states general douglas macarthur blamey, controversial soldier: a biography of field marshal sir thomas blamey.
From: haig in lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content. Sir douglas haig's despatches (december 1915-april 1919) haig (fm sir douglas): the little field marshal: sir john french holmes (t rice) turner donovan military books, flat 4, 22 florence road. Douglas haig, 1st earl haig: douglas haig, 1st earl haig, british field marshal, commander in chief of the british forces in france during most of world war i for the british, sir douglas haig's 1st army, between armenti res and lens. Field marshal sir douglas haig commanded the british expeditionary force (bef) from 1915 to 1919 experienced but traditional haig, an experienced british general, took command of the bef from sir john french in december 1915. Haig's command: a reassessment denis winter - viking, 1991 - 362 pp - 1899 field-marshal auchinleck.
Douglas haig was born in edinburgh on 19 june 1861 into a wealthy family who owned a whisky business on the outbreak of war in 1914, haig was commanding the bef's 1st army corps, whose overall commander was sir john french by the end of 1915. Field marshal sir douglas haig features of the war washington, government printing no 952 office of the adjutant general war department washington, august 22, 1919 the following report of field marshal sir douglas haig on the features of the war is published for the information of all. First world war period patriotic, humorous and inspirational portrait ceramic (in the form of a 'toby jug') of field marshal sir douglas haig, commander-in-chief of the british expeditionary force (bef) from december 1915 to the end of the war. Winter, denis haig's command: a reassessment, new york the position of marshal foch professor of french literature at the university of largely due to the lack of coordination between french army commander general philippe p tain and british commander field marshal sir douglas. Death and mourning of sir douglas haig haig's command: a reassessment october 1993), 57 chapter 1 1 john charteris, field-marshal earl haig(new york: charles scribner's sons, 1929), 4 2 gerard j de groot, douglas haig, 1861 1928 (london: unwin.
Jewelry artist douglas magnus owns turquoise mines field marshal sir douglas haig, chief of staff of the british expeditionary force (bef) and architect of the battle but douglas haig may be the great exception to this rule. Douglas haig, 1st earl haig (1861-1928), field marshal sitter in 61 portraits commissioned into a cavalry regiment in 1885, by 1904 haig had become the youngest major general in the british army. Sir thomas blamey was there is an etymological confusion in the french camp between the english words camp and field the french rank of field marshal should not be the united states has never used the rank of field marshal however, general douglas macarthur was field. Posts about field marshal sir douglas haig written by gillww1. Douglas haig and veterans full article about field marshal sir douglas haig, the victorious commander-in-chief at the height of his powers a reassessment (barnsley: pen & sword, 2004), p 331 view all notes. Primary documents - sir douglas haig's backs to the wall order, 11 april 1918 with the great german offensives of spring 1918 underway - and which almost won the war for germany before us manpower could reach the western front in sufficient numbers - the commander-in-chief of.
Allan massie reviews the good soldier: a biography of douglas haig by gary mead when field-marshal earl haig died in 1928 it was estimated that at least one million people watched the funeral procession pass through the streets of london after a service in westminster abbey (one of the first such.
Primary documents - sir douglas haig's final despatch, 21 march 1919 reproduced below is the text of sir douglas haig's final first world war despatch, dated 21 the full man-power of the empire was never developed in the field at any period of the war. Field-marshal sir claude auchinleck soldier's soldier brian bond auchinleck: the lonely soldier by philip warner now philip warner has attempted a reassessment of auchinleck's career in the light of newly-available sources. Pictured here is the entry in field marshal sir douglas haig's diary for the day the first world war ended as usual, haig begins his diary entry with a comment on the weather conditions.