A Soldiers Life: General Sir Ian Hamilton 1853-1947 John Lee

ISBN: 9780330484008

Published: April 1st 2001

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356 pages


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A Soldiers Life: General Sir Ian Hamilton 1853-1947  by  John  Lee

A Soldiers Life: General Sir Ian Hamilton 1853-1947 by John Lee
April 1st 2001 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 356 pages | ISBN: 9780330484008 | 7.29 Mb

In this riveting new biography, John Lee shows that Sir Ian Hamilton had a far more successful and influential military career than history has so far related. In the years before the First World War, Hamilton was widely acknowledged as possibly theMoreIn this riveting new biography, John Lee shows that Sir Ian Hamilton had a far more successful and influential military career than history has so far related.

In the years before the First World War, Hamilton was widely acknowledged as possibly the most experienced soldier in the world. All this was to be shattered by the devestating failure in Gallipoli in 1915. Through painstaking study of archive material and contemporary sources. John Lee reveals that Gallipoli was a doomed exercise almost from the start and that Hamilton, though largely exonerated by the Dardanelles Commission which investigated the campaign, deserves to have his entire career re-assessed.



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