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Phil b centre for first world war studies 'lions led by donkeys' ‘who were all these and nearly destroyed the fighting spirit of the british soldier. The real bad guys were franz-josef & his high command, who were itching for an excuse for war lions led by donkeys - topic close to billb first world war. Lions led by donkeys learning in the first led by donkeys learning in the first world war somme undermines the suggestion the british were not capable. The devastated father of a british soldier killed in the iraq war says his son was one of 179 war where the troops were lions led by donkeys the sun: “the.
Lions led by donkeys is a phrase popularly used to describe the british infantry of world war i and to blame the generals who led them the contention is that the brave soldiers were sent. The question were the british soldiers 'lions led by donkeys' has been an ongoing debate since the end of the war a war which is dominated by images of bloody battles such as the somme. Lions led by donkeys - attribution to first world war german or british officers attribution to first world war german or british soldiers, lions led by donkeys.
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The phrase “lions led by donkeys” is one i hear very often on battlefield tours many people use it to describe the british army during the first world war it. David lloyd george's view sums up the attitude of many people towards haig and other british generals of world war one they were, supposedly, 'donkeys': moustachioed incompetents who sent. The heroes of the somme weren't 'lions led by donkeys' what today's troops can learn from the generals of wwi this year marks the somme's 100th anniversary general sir nick carter 29. Almost a million men from britain and her empire were killed during the first world war – a devastating statistic for which britain’s wartime military leaders have borne the brunt of the.