Key People of Ww1

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Key People of World War One
➢ Britain

|Military | |Political | | |Name |Description |Name |Description | |Sir Douglas Haig |British Commander-in-chief 1915-1918. |Herbert Asquith |British liberal Prime-Minister | |1861-1928 |Highly criticized for his handling of |1858-1928 |1908-December 1916. | | |British Forces, in particular at the | | | | |Battle of the Somme due to the high | | | | |casualty rate experienced | | | |Sir John French | |David Lloyd George |Liberal prime-minister 1916-1922. | | | |1863-1945 |Minster of munitions during Asquith’s | | | | |term | | | |Lord Kitchener |British soldier and minister for war | | | | |1914-1916. Drowned at sea 1916 |

Key People of World War One

➢ Germany

|Military | |Political | | |Name |Description |Name |Descriptiom | |Paul von Hindenburg |German fielf marshal, | | | |1847-1934 |Commander-in-Chief of western front | | | | |1914. replaced Falkenhayn as Chief of | | | | |Staff 1916 | | | |Erich Ludendorff |Deputy Chief Of German Army and | | | |1856-1937 |quatermaster. Planned major Western | | | | |front offensive of 1918 that nearly won| | | | |Germany the war | | | |Alfred von Schlieffen |German soldier that developed the | | | |1933-1914 |Schlieffen Plan for future wars. Died | | | |...
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