Facts about Douglas Haig

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Douglas Haig was a famous Soldier from United Kingdom, who lived between June 19, 1861 and January 28, 1928. He/she became 66 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 5 quotes who is written / told by Douglas.

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Famous quotes by Douglas Haig (5)


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"So long as the opposing forces are at the outset approximately equal in numbers and moral and there are no flanks to turn, a long struggle for supremacy is inevitable"
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"Further, a defensive policy involves the loss of the initiative, with all the consequent disadvantages to the defender"
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"Once the mass of the defending infantry become possessed of low moral, the battle is as good as lost"
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"The idea that a war can be won by standing on the defensive and waiting for the enemy to attack is a dangerous fallacy, which owes its inception to the desire to evade the price of victory"
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"Obviously, the greater the length of a war the higher is likely to be the number of casualties in it on either side"


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