Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig

Great Captain or Donkey?

Sir Douglas remains one of the most controversial figures of the Great War. Here is a selection of the best available on the Web. If you wish to read more about the Field Marshal try Haig: The Educated General by John Terraine [pro] Haig's Command by Denis Winter [con].

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Douglas Haig
From FirstWorldWar.Com [balanced]

From Diggers History [contemptuous]

Two Pieces From the BBC Exploring the Theme: Lions Led by Donkeys? [both semi-supportive]
The Great Haig Debate at the World War I Document Archives

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