The Story of the Great War; History of the European War from Official Sources: Complete Historical Records of Events to Date; Illustrated with Drawings, Maps, and Photographs (Classic Reprint)

The Story of the Great War History of the European War from Official Sources Complete Historical Records of Events to Date Illustrated with Drawings Maps and Photographs Classic Reprint Excerpt from The Story of the Great War History of the European War From Official Sources Complete Historical Records of Events to Date Illustrated With Drawings Maps and Photographs The first month

  • Title: The Story of the Great War; History of the European War from Official Sources: Complete Historical Records of Events to Date; Illustrated with Drawings, Maps, and Photographs (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Francis J. Reynolds
  • ISBN: 9781330348017
  • Page: 362
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from The Story of the Great War History of the European War From Official Sources Complete Historical Records of Events to Date Illustrated With Drawings, Maps, and Photographs The first month of the Allied offensive on the Somme front closed quietly The British and French forces had every reason to feel encouraged over their successes In the two thrusts sinceExcerpt from The Story of the Great War History of the European War From Official Sources Complete Historical Records of Events to Date Illustrated With Drawings, Maps, and Photographs The first month of the Allied offensive on the Somme front closed quietly The British and French forces had every reason to feel encouraged over their successes In the two thrusts since July 1, 1916, they had won from the Germans nearly twenty four square miles of territory Considering the extent to which every fraction of a mile was fortified and defended, and the thoroughness of the German preparations to make the district impregnable, the Allied gains were important As a British officer said at the time, it was like digging badgers out of holes with the proviso that every badger had machine guns and rifles at the holes mouth, while the approach to each was swept by the fire from a dozen neighboring earthworks It was estimated that in the first month of the Allied offensive on the Somme the German casualties amounted to about 200,000 men, while the Anglo French forces lost less than a fourth of that number The Allies claimed to have captured about 13,000 prisoners and between sixty and seventy field guns, exclusive of machine guns and the smaller artillery With the capture of Pozieres it might be said that the second phase of the Battle of the Somme was concluded The Allied forces were well established on the line to which the second main push which began July 14, 1916, was directed About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooks This book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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