Russia: War and Revolution 1914–18

  • Andrew Suttie


We come now to a consideration of Lloyd George’s treatment of the eastern theatre of operations. To this point this book has been concerned mostly, in one way or another, with Lloyd George’s account of the war in the west, and the alternatives open to the Western Powers in pursuing the war against Germany and its allies. The conduct, or rather misconduct of the war in France and Belgium certainly preoccupied Lloyd George in the War Memoirs. Lloyd George’s narrative, however, is not confined to that theatre alone. As we have seen, at various points in the War Memoirs Lloyd George discusses developments in the Balkans, the Middle East and Italy, and of course the great opportunities missed by the Western Allies in those regions. There is in the Memoirs also a consideration of various aspects of events on the Eastern Front and in Russia, and it is to aspects of these chapters that I now turn.


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