Boraston, J. H.
Title Sir Douglas Haig's Despatches
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher London J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1920
Seller ID 8717
December 1915 - April 1919 Series; B/w Maps and pictures; 7 x 10 1/4 x 2; xvi, 374 pages; Hard cover is red cloth with gold lettering on spine. Light rubbing, bumping, sunning and scuffing to boards. Foxing on front and rear free end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Illusrated with 35 b/w maps and bound in b/w map at rear of book of 'General Battle Situation on Western Front on 25th September 1918'. Illusrated with 35 b/w maps and bound in b/w map at rear of book of 'General Battle Situation on Western Front on 25th September 1918'. First published in 1919." When Douglas Haig was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the British Armies operating in France and Flanders in December 1915 (succeeding Sir John French) he was expected to follow in the tradition of his predecessors with the periodical submittal of despatches from the Front, each detailing the progress of his armies' campaigns since the last such report". Index.