By David R. Woodward
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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