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.

Show description

Read or Download Lloyd George and the Generals (Military History and Policy) PDF

Best military history books

Download e-book for iPad: U.S. Military Intervention in the Post-cold War Era: How to by Glenn J. Antizzo

Through the post--World warfare II period, American overseas coverage prominently featured direct U. S. army intervention within the 3rd global. but the chilly battle positioned restraints on the place and the way Washington may intrude till the cave in of the previous Soviet Union got rid of a number of the obstacles to -- and ideological justifications for -- American intervention.

Read e-book online United States Special Operations Forces PDF

In October and November of 2001, small numbers of squaddies from the military specific Forces entered Afghanistan, associated up with components of the Northern Alliance (an collection of Afghanis against the Taliban), and, in a remarkably brief time period, destroyed the Taliban regime. proficient to paintings with indigenous forces and group of workers just like the Northern Alliance, those infantrymen, occasionally driving on horseback, mixed sleek army expertise with historical strategies of important Asian struggle in what was once later defined as "the first cavalry cost of the twenty-first century.

Download PDF by Wesley K. Wark: Espionage: Past, Present and Future?: Past, Present, Future?

Highlights of the amount comprise pioneering essays at the technique of intelligence stories via Michael Fry and Miles Hochstein, and the longer term perils of the surveillance country via James Der Derian. best professionals at the heritage of Soviet/Russian intelligence, Christopher Andrew and Oleg Gordievsky, give a contribution essays at the ultimate days of the KGB.

Read e-book online The Mass Internment of Japanese Americans and the Quest for PDF

"First released in 1994, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation. "

Extra resources for Lloyd George and the Generals (Military History and Policy)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Lloyd George and the Generals (Military History and Policy) by David R. Woodward

by Mark

Rated 4.15 of 5 – based on 50 votes