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Inspecting Captured German Defences | Archives Media Player

Inspecting Captured German Defences | Archives Media Player | General Haig | Scoop.it
Relatively few people are familiar with the last hundred days of WW1 in which the British and their allies drove back and defeated the German army. This clip is an interesting reminder that although Haig certainly made ...
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Europe has a political crisis. The economics are just symptoms ...

Europe has a political crisis. The economics are just symptoms ... | General Haig | Scoop.it
Said by General Haig (Commander in Chief of the British Expeditionary Force, aka “Butcher Haig”) on 1 July 1916: day one to the Battle of the Somme. Of the 100 thousand troops who attacked, 20 thousand were killed and 40 ...
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Year 9 – Do Generals like Haig deserve to be labelled incompetent ...

Year 9 – Do Generals like Haig deserve to be labelled incompetent ... | General Haig | Scoop.it
Yes, the generals like haig should be labelled incompetent for their leadership in WW1 because they just sent thousands of men over the top and pretty much all of them got killed. Haig then sent thousands more men over the ...
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Irish soldier who died for US in WWI battle is honored 94 years later - IrishCentral

Irish soldier who died for US in WWI battle is honored 94 years later - IrishCentral | General Haig | Scoop.it
Irish soldier who died for US in WWI battle is honored 94 years laterIrishCentralIrish soldier who died for U.S. in WWI battle is honored 94 years later. Remarkable story of emigrant who gave everything is ....
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Capitalists@Work: History Corner: End of an Era in British Intelligence

Capitalists@Work: History Corner: End of an Era in British Intelligence | General Haig | Scoop.it
Large-scale use of aerial photography began in WW1, despite Haig's declaration that "none of you gentlemen is so foolish as to think that aeroplanes will be able to be usefully employed for reconnaissance purposes in war.
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Sir Douglas Haig and the Tommies « Some WW1 Photographs…

Sir Douglas Haig and the Tommies « Some WW1 Photographs… | General Haig | Scoop.it
This picture is directly link to the post about Raoul Dufy's Tommy and belongs to the same series I've shown in other posts (here, here and there). I think the author knew English troops had some helmets, but there was a lack ...
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