Reference Entry

Haig, Douglas, first Earl Haig (1861-1928), army officer

Robin Prior and Trevor Wilson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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The young staff officer | From the Sudan to South Africa | Influential patrons: preparing for war | The opening phase of the war | Haig's strategic analysis | Commanding First Army | Commander-in-chief | The battle of the Somme, 1916 | Messines Ridge; third Ypres; Passchendaele: 1917 | 1918: Counter-offensive and victory | After the war

Reference Entry.  8186 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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