The Story Of The Great War (volume 5)

Paperback | January 3, 2012

byFrancis Joseph Reynolds

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1916. Excerpt: ... CHRONOLOGY OF THE SECOND YEAR OF THE WAR, 1915 EVENTS ON THE WESTERN FRONT August 9. British regain ground lost at Hooge on July 30. August 22. French capture three important peaks in the Vosges region, after continuous assaults lasting for over a month. August 31. Germans claim recovery of ground in the Vosges. September 8. German forces under the crown prince make a violent attack on the French in the Argonne region, gaining considerable ground. September 14-25. French and English forces carry out important offensive in Champagne and around Lens, taking about fifty square miles of ground, and capturing about 25,000 prisoners and many guns. September 30. French capture Hill 191 in Champagne. October 16-17. Germans make unsuccessful attack on Belgian line. December 23. Germans gain some ground in the Vosges at Hartmannsweilerkopf. December 26. Increased activities by French artillery in the districts south of Bailleul and south of Arras. December 29. Struggle between French and German forces in the Vosges continues. Notable actions between the Fecht and Thur regions, fighting at Hartmannsweilerkopf somewhat favors the French. French gains at Rehfelzen and Hirzstein in the same region. CAMPAIGNS ON THE EASTERN FRONT August 6. German troops occupy Warsaw. The Russian forces withdraw without serious defense. August 16. Germans capture Kovno, the northernmost Russian fortress on the second line of defense. They capture more than 400 cannon. August 19. Novo Georgievsk is taken by the Germans with 85,000 prisoners, 700 cannon, and a great quantity of munitions. August 22. The fortress of Ossoviec on the Bobr River was taken by the Germans. German forces advance across the border of RussoPoland into the province of Grodno in Russia. August 25. Brest-Litovsk is occupied by German forces. Ge...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1916. Excerpt: ... CHRONOLOGY OF THE SECOND YEAR OF THE WAR, 1915 EVENTS ON THE WESTERN FRONT August 9. British regain ground lost at Hooge on July 30. August 22. French cap...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:210 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.44 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217107931

ISBN - 13:9780217107938

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