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Field Marshall Haig was also considered a good leader rather than being a butcher because of two reasons.

Firstly, he knew what he had to do to save the country, he sacrificed the lives of the soldiers to protect the other thousand lives in Britain. This is shown when Field Marshall Haig says, " losses are bound to be heavy on both sides, for in the price of victory is paid." Moreover, this is portrayed when Field Marshall Haig encourages his men when he says, " no superiority of arms and ammunition however great will enable victories to be won without sacrifice of men's lives."

Secondly, the methods he used in the war were very wise and in line with that period of time.

Other than that he was a total butcher because he sent thousands to their deaths and spoke about it like if it was no big deal, in my opinion he was not a great leader.

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