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Haig, Douglas Line breaks: Doug|las Haig

Definition of Haig, Douglas in English:

1st Earl Haig of Bemersyde ( 1861–1928), British Field Marshal. During the First World War he served as Commander-in-Chief of British forces in France, maintaining a strategy of attrition throughout his command.

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Pronunciation: ˈduːfʌs
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