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The Resource In Haig's shadow, Gary Sheffield

In Haig's shadow, Gary Sheffield

Label
In Haig's shadow
Title
In Haig's shadow
Statement of responsibility
Gary Sheffield
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hugo de Pree was the cousin of the better-known Field Marshall Douglas Haig. However, de Pree had a distinguished military career in his own right. Educated at Eton and RMA Woolwich, de Pree grew up alongside Haig, primed for a career in the military. He served in the Boer War before the First World War began. He was sent to the Western Front, as Chief of Staff of IV Corps, coming into contact with his cousin at the Battle of Cambrai in 1917. He continued his accession through the ranks, and was Commander of 189 Brigade, 63rd Royal Navy Division, at the Great Retreat of March 1918, bringing him much closer to the front line than most British generals in the First World War. During the Battle of the Somme, de Pree made a tough decision to change tactics, a decision that lost him his job, until he was reinstated after appeal
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1961-
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Sheffield, Gary
Dewey number
  • 355.3'31'092
  • 355.3'31'092
  • 355.331092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Du Pree, Hugo de
  • Generals
  • Great Britain
  • Biography
Label
In Haig's shadow, Gary Sheffield
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781784383534
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781784383534
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
In Haig's shadow, Gary Sheffield
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781784383534
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781784383534
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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