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Haig's Intelligence: GHQ and the German Army, 1916–1918

@inproceedings{Beach2013HaigsIG,
  title={Haig's Intelligence: GHQ and the German Army, 1916–1918},
  author={Jim Beach},
  year={2013}
}
  • J. Beach
  • Published 24 October 2013
  • History
Haig's Intelligence is an important new study of Douglas Haig's controversial command during the First World War. Based on extensive new research, it addresses a perennial question about the British army on the Western Front between 1916 and 1918: why did they think they were winning? Jim Beach reveals how the British perceived the German army through a study of the development of the British intelligence system, its personnel and the ways in which intelligence was gathered. He also examines… 
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