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  • Bakers Dozen of Good Generals of the Great War

    1. John Monash - Australia
    2. John J. Pershing - USA
    3. Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby - UK
    4. Max Hoffmann - Germany

    5. Louis Botha - South Africa



    Of Botha, Winston Churchill wrote in 'Great Contemporaries':
    "The three most famous generals I have known in my life all begin with a 'B': General Booth, General Botha and General Baden-Powell."
    Last edited by Colonel Sennef; 10 May 11, 15:35.
    BoRG

    You may not be interested in War, but War is interested in You - Leon Trotski, June 1919.

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    • Bakers Dozen of Good Generals of the Great War

      1. John Monash - Australia
      2. John J. Pershing - USA
      3. Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby - UK
      4. Max Hoffmann - Germany
      5. Louis Botha - South Africa

      6. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov - Russia

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      • Bakers Dozen of Good Generals of the Great War

        1. John Monash - Australia
        2. John J. Pershing - USA
        3. Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby - UK
        4. Max Hoffmann - Germany
        5. Louis Botha - South Africa
        6. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov - Russia

        7. Joseph Simon Gallieni (France)


        à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

        Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
        (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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        • Originally posted by The Ibis
          Bakers Dozen of Good Generals of the Great War
          ...
          8. Douglas MacArthur - USA
          MacArthur was a colonel in WWI. IMO he does not fit the criteria.

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          • Bakers Dozen of Good Generals of the Great War

            1. John Monash - Australia
            2. John J. Pershing - USA
            3. Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby - UK
            4. Max Hoffmann - Germany
            5. Louis Botha - South Africa
            6. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov - Russia
            7. Joseph Simon Gallieni (France)
            8. Douglas MacArthur - USA

            9. Vladimir Vazov - Bulgaria

            Time is inside of us and we are inside time. It turns us and we turn It.
            Vasil Levski


            http://www.armchairgeneral.com/forum...91#post2139891

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            • Bakers Dozen of Good Generals of the Great War

              1. John Monash - Australia
              2. John J. Pershing - USA
              3. Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby - UK
              4. Max Hoffmann - Germany
              5. Louis Botha - South Africa
              6. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov - Russia
              7. Joseph Simon Gallieni (France)
              8. Douglas MacArthur - USA
              9. Vladimir Vazov - Bulgaria

              10. Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck - Germany

              Never Fear the Event

              Admiral Lord Nelson

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              • Bakers Dozen of Good Generals of the Great War

                1. John Monash - Australia
                2. John J. Pershing - USA
                3. Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby - UK
                4. Max Hoffmann - Germany
                5. Louis Botha - South Africa
                6. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov - Russia
                7. Joseph Simon Gallieni (France)
                8. Douglas MacArthur - USA
                9. Vladimir Vazov - Bulgaria
                10. Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck - Germany
                11. Svetozar Boroević - Austria-Hungary

                12. Henry Rawlinson - Great Britain



                The learning curve was steep, but Rawlinson was perhaps the one general officer on the Western Front who finally got offensive combined arms operations, and successfully executed it in 1918, and Germany had no response.
                I was married for two ******* years! Hell would be like Club Med! - Sam Kinison

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                • Bakers Dozen of Good Generals of the Great War

                  1. John Monash - Australia
                  2. John J. Pershing - USA
                  3. Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby - UK
                  4. Max Hoffmann - Germany
                  5. Louis Botha - South Africa
                  6. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov - Russia
                  7. Joseph Simon Gallieni (France)
                  8. Douglas MacArthur - USA
                  9. Vladimir Vazov - Bulgaria
                  10. Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck - Germany
                  11. Svetozar Boroević - Austria-Hungary
                  12. Henry Rawlinson - Great Britain

                  13. Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre - France


                  Never Fear the Event

                  Admiral Lord Nelson

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                  • Baker's Dozen of Mutiny, Rebellion and Revolution During WWI

                    1. Wilhelmshaven Mutiny - 1918


                    Never Fear the Event

                    Admiral Lord Nelson

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                    • Baker's Dozen of Mutiny, Rebellion and Revolution During WWI

                      1. Wilhelmshaven Mutiny - 1918
                      2. Singapore Mutiny - 1915

                      3. Etaples Mutiny - 1917



                      Jesse Robart Short’s sentence for mutiny at Etaples, confirmed by General Haig

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                      Last edited by Post Captain; 12 May 11, 15:29.
                      Never Fear the Event

                      Admiral Lord Nelson

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                      • 1. Wilhelmshaven Mutiny - 1918
                        2. Singapore Mutiny - 1915
                        3. Etaples Mutiny - 1917

                        4. The Camp Kinmel Riot.

                        Canadian soldiers, impatient to be repatriated, run riot.

                        "Take the risk of thinking for yourself, much more happiness, truth, beauty, and wisdom will come to you that way." - Christopher Hitchens

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                        • 1. Wilhelmshaven Mutiny - 1918
                          2. Singapore Mutiny - 1915
                          3. Etaples Mutiny - 1917
                          4. The Camp Kinmel Riot.

                          Battle of Wazzir

                          Anzacs in camp in Eygpt before the Invasion of Gallipoli Australians and New Zealanders ran riot the Cairo street cal Wazzir on good Friday 2 April 1915,Started because of the retributiopn of injuries received in the Brothel on that street.

                          http://mideasti.blogspot.com/2011/03...l-2-first.html
                          http://g.bf3stats.com/pc/1LP76r6C/melba_101.png

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                          • Baker's Dozen of Mutiny, Rebellion and Revolution During WWI

                            1. Wilhelmshaven Mutiny - 1918
                            2. Singapore Mutiny - 1915
                            3. Etaples Mutiny - 1917
                            4. The Camp Kinmel Riot.
                            5. Battle of Wazzir

                            6. Houston/Camp Logan Riot 1917
                            "The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there."

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                            • Baker's Dozen of Mutiny, Rebellion and Revolution During WWI

                              1. Wilhelmshaven Mutiny - 1918
                              2. Singapore Mutiny - 1915
                              3. Etaples Mutiny - 1917
                              4. The Camp Kinmel Riot.
                              5. Battle of Wazzir
                              6. Houston/Camp Logan Riot 1917

                              7. Soldiers' mutiny (Vladaya mutiny) - 1918
                              Time is inside of us and we are inside time. It turns us and we turn It.
                              Vasil Levski


                              http://www.armchairgeneral.com/forum...91#post2139891

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                              • Baker's Dozen of Mutiny, Rebellion and Revolution During WWI

                                1. Wilhelmshaven Mutiny - 1918
                                2. Singapore Mutiny - 1915
                                3. Etaples Mutiny - 1917
                                4. The Camp Kinmel Riot.
                                5. Battle of Wazzir
                                6. Houston/Camp Logan Riot 1917
                                7. Soldiers' mutiny (Vladaya mutiny) - 1918

                                8. Arab Revolt - 1916-1918




                                Never Fear the Event

                                Admiral Lord Nelson

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