The Leadership of General Haig

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The Leadership of General Haig

Was Haig the Butcher of The Somme?

Yes

.He was very hostile towards new technology and relied upon old fashioned weaponry, "the machine gun is a much overrated weapon"

.He seemed uninterested in the lives of his soldiers, "Britain should be prepared for a high loss of life"

.He used old fashioned tactics which were out dated. He sent wave after wave of soldiers over the top and relied on cavalry, "Haig's tactics were from the stone age"

.Haig was never nearer than 50km to the…

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