The strategy of the Lloyd George coalition, 1916-1918

  title={The strategy of the Lloyd George coalition, 1916-1918},
  author={David French},
  • David French
  • Published 1995
  • History
  • The popular image of the First World War is dominated by two misconceptions. The first holds that the war was an exercise in futility in which incompetent upper class generals callously sacrificed an entire generation of young men to no good purpose. The second holds that the debate about British strategic policy during the First World War was a gladiatorial contest between 'brass hats' (generals), and 'frock coats' (politicians). Historians, denied access for too long to the contemporary… CONTINUE READING
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