The Great War Centenary Debate: has history been fair to General Haig?

7 May 2015

7.30 pm

Thursday 7th May 2015

Loughborough Library, Granby Street, LE11 3DZ

Thursday 7th May sees the Charnwood Great War Centenary Project stage a debate on General Haig and his role in WW1. Was he really the butcher and bungler which history has deemed him?

Opposing the motion will be Dr Matthew S. Seligmann, MA, DPhil, FRHist, Reader in History at Brunel University, London. Dr Seligmann is one of the world’s leading academics on the subject of the navies of Britain and Germany pre-1914.

£3 a ticket: free to under 18’s

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