🎧 Douglas Haig: The Most Hated Man in Modern British History?
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Gary Sheffield is Professor of War Studies, University of Wolverhampton, and a specialist on Britain at war 1914-45. Douglas Haig: From the Somme to Victory is Gary's latest book.
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