Generals of the British Army

Generals of the British Army

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"[...]officer of General French during the Colesberg operations. In 1901-2 he commanded a group of columns which did brilliant work, chiefly in northern Cape Colony, in pursuit of Kritzinger and Scheepers. His South African record marked him out as an ideal Staff officer, and thereafter his rise was rapid. From 1903-6 he was Inspector-General of Cavalry in India with the rank of Major-General. He was Director of Military Training at home from 1906-7, and Director of Staff Duties from 1907-9. From 1909-12 he was Chief-of-Staff in India. From 1912-14 he was G.O.C. at Aldershot, and in 1914, on the outbreak of the European War, he was given command of the I Corps. Haig FIELD-MARSHAL SIR DOUGLAS HAIG His record during the European War has been one of incessant and[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 86g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507557388
  • 9781507557389