Warfare in Pictures Gallery
At Gestapo headquarters in Warsaw people were often murdered in the holding cells simply by pointing the barrel of the gun through the spy hole and shooting. The damage to the wall opposite was created by numerous bullet strikes. Who knows how many people died in this spot.
Posted by: Simon Rees
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Dates in History
Haig becomes commander-in-chief
15th December 1915
In December 1915, Haig replaced French as Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF), with French returning to Britain.
Haig had been intriguing for the removal of French as commander of the BEF and had told King George V that French was "a source of great weakness to the army and no one had confidence in him any more".
Haig: Master of the Field
(Hardback - 192 pages)
by John Davidson
A distinguished soldier who had served in South Africa, the Author was selected to be Haig's Director of Operations in 1915, a key position he held until the end of the War. This book concentrates on the dramatic events of 1917 and 1918 and covers Third Ypres, the German onslaught…
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