The Tragedy of Sir John French (Google eBook)

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University of Delaware Press, 1985 - History - 324 pages
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Biografi over Sir John French, som gjorde tjeneste i Sydafrika under Boerkrigen 1899-1902 og under 1. Verdenskrig.
  

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Contents

The Victorian Years
19
Winning Laurels in South Africa
32
Between Two Wars
61
BEF to the Continent
81
The Clash of Battle
100
Retreat
112
The Counterstroke
144
Deadlock
154
11 On Trial
216
The Shells Controversy
238
Last Chance
249
Recall
273
Epilogue
288
Notes
293
Bibliography
311
Index
319

The Close of 1914
179
The First Attempt at Siege Warfare
196

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Page 28 - Hussars, both during our occupation of Abu Klea and during our retirement. Each man has done the work of ten, and it is not too much to say that the force owes much to Major French and his 13 troopers.

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