By David R. Woodward

The problematic stalemate at the western entrance with its unparalleled casualties provoked a livid debate in London among the civil and armed forces professionals over the right way to defeat Germany. The passions aroused endured to the current day. The mercurial and dynamic David Lloyd George stood on the centre of this controversy through the warfare. His intervention in army questions and backbone to redirect approach placed him at odds with the best infantrymen and admirals of his day.

Professor Woodward, a pupil of the good battle for a few 4 a long time, explores the every now and then Byzantine surroundings at Whitehall by means of exhaustive archival study in reputable and personal papers. the focal point is on Lloyd George and his adversaries corresponding to Lord Kitchener, common Sir William Robertson, and box Marshall Sir Douglas Haig. the result's a clean, compelling and particular account of the interplay among civil and armed forces specialists in overall war.

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