New PDF release: Lloyd George and the Generals (Military History and Policy)

By David R. Woodward

ISBN-10: 0415761433

ISBN-13: 9780415761437

ISBN-10: 0714655074

ISBN-13: 9780714655079

The troublesome stalemate at the western entrance with its unparalleled casualties provoked a livid debate in London among the civil and army experts over tips on how to defeat Germany. The passions aroused persevered to the current day. The mercurial and dynamic David Lloyd George stood on the centre of this controversy in the course of the battle. His intervention in army questions and backbone to redirect approach placed him at odds with the prime infantrymen and admirals of his day.

Professor Woodward, a pupil of the good struggle for a few 4 many years, explores the every now and then Byzantine surroundings at Whitehall by means of exhaustive archival learn in professional and personal papers. the focal point is on Lloyd George and his adversaries comparable to Lord Kitchener, common Sir William Robertson, and box Marshall Sir Douglas Haig. the result's a clean, compelling and unique account of the interplay among civil and armed forces professionals in overall war.

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