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Battles of World War I

Resource Manual (Publication / United States Catholic Conference)

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      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.

        StatementABDO & Daughters
        PublishersABDO & Daughters
        LC Classifications2004
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 61 p. :
        Number of Pages69
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 101577659139
        2World War I

        An overview of the campaigns of World War I. File Size: 10MB.

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Battle of Verdun

At 2 am on the 24th of October, 1917 at Tolmino, the combined Austrian, Hungarian and German forces attacked and surprised the Italians. Dwight Eisenhower was an Army officer during World War One, but served stateside and did not see combat. Unaware of Scheer's intentions, Jellicoe sortied with 24 battleships and three battlecruisers on May 30, 1916, and took up a blocking position ninety miles west of Jutland.

on 22 May on a 1 km 0.

Battle of Verdun

Battle of Cantigny — May 28; US victory• The battle was the longest of the and took place on the hills north of -sur-Meuse. A XV Corps attack on 7 September failed and on 8 September XXXII Corps gained a costly success. The French counter-attacked but Fayolle eventually limited ripostes to important ground only, the rest to be retaken during the main attack.

The effort failed and on 12 July Falkenhayn ordered a strict defensive policy, permitting only small local attacks to limit the number of troops the French could transfer to the Somme.

The British infantry began to attack on the 31st of July at Ypres. A limited offensive at Verdun would lead to the destruction of the French strategic reserve in fruitless counter-attacks and the defeat of British reserves in a futile relief offensive, leading to the French accepting a separate peace. The Italians incurred 300,000 casualties of which 90 percent were prisoners.

The German heavy artillery succeeded in demolishing the key forts around the city, and General Joseph Anthelme Fournier, in command of the garrison in the city, surrendered to the Germans some 13 days later. A German preparatory bombardment began on 9 July, with an attempt to suppress French artillery with over 60,000 gas shells, which had little effect since the French had been equipped with an improved M2.

The chateau, due to its high position, served as an observation post for the British artillery, but soon afterwards was destroyed by German artillery. Further progress was hampered by the arrival of the Russian Tenth Army on the Germans' left flank.

Knobelsdorf reported these findings to Falkenhayn on 20 April, adding that if the Germans did not go forward, they must go back Battles of World War I the start line of 21 February.