The Germans in Flanders 1915 - 1916 (Images of War)

The Germans in Flanders 1915 - 1916 (Images of War)

David Bilton


The booklet covers the activities of the German military within the Low international locations in the course of 1915 and 1916. In its huge compass it appears to be like on the battles with the French, Belgians and British, concentrating totally on the latter. either 1915 and 1916 have been very energetic years for the relevant Powers and the Allies. After a quiet commence with minor struggling with April 1915 observed fuel assaults opposed to Hill 60, via 2d Ypres and intermittent assaults through the rest of the 12 months. there has been additionally significant naval and air task during the 12 months. 1916 used to be arguably the main dramatic yr of the conflict, now not least for the Allied Somme offensive.

This paintings, which follows on from the author’s German military in Flanders 1914 within the comparable sequence, contains notes at the divisions that fought there and a chronological order of occasions as they opened up. the place appropriate, fabric from the German domestic entrance is included.

Each part and point of the interval is specific from the German perspective utilizing basic and secondary assets from either Germany and Britain. The illustrations offer a pictorial heritage in either a particular and common shape, highlighting existence within the front-line in addition to rear components and convey how the battle affected the cities and villages of the zone.

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