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The first world war, 1914-1918

personal experiences of Lieut.-Col. C. à Court Repington ...

by Charles aМЂ Court Repington

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, New York .
Written in English

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  • World War, 1914-1918

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    LC ClassificationsD544 .R43
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    Open LibraryOL6630066M
    LC Control Number20022246
    OCLC/WorldCa709001

    Instead, it would last more than four years. By July, the German attacks had ground to a halt, and the mood in the German command was one of great despondency. Episodes[ 1914-1918 book ] To Arms The complex origins of the Great War, and how seemingly insignificant local tensions in the Balkans exploded into World War Under the Eagle — The German invasion of Belgium 1914-1918 book France was brutal and fanned the flames of war Global War — The European Empires clashed all across the world, from the South Atlantic Seas to the plains of Africa Jihad 1914-1918 book The Turkish Ottoman Empire proved a formidable foe, as Allies found to their cost at Gallipoli and in the Middle East Shackled to a Corpse — As the Germans and Austrians clashed with the Russians on the bitter Eastern Front, Italy became embroiled in a terrible slaughter, where people fought in the worst of terrains under harsh conditions Breaking the Deadlock — The Somme and Verdun saw carnage on an unprecedented scale, as armies fought to break the stalemate on the Western Front Blockade — The war at sea was every bit as bitter as the war on land. Caucasus Fighting in the Caucasus was started by the Russians, who crossed the Turkish border and made good progress, before a Turkish counter attack in mid December pushed them back across the border, and then under the personal control of Enver Pasha, further back, before themselves being thrown back by the Russians in the battle of Sarikamish 29 December Januarywhich allowed the Russians to advance into Turkey, although failure to take full advantage led to the appointment of General Nikolai Yudenich, one of the best Russian generals of the entire war. The Armistice agreement set the tone, and was in all but name a German surrender, with the Germans agreeing to evacuate all occupied territory and Alsace Lorraine, disarm, surrender their navy, and allow three occupied bridgeheads over the Rhine. The Dardanelles Campaign Early inthe French and English governments decided to launch an attack on the Dardanelles with the intention of attacking Istanbul.

    Though his most popular plane during WWI 1914-1918 book the single-seat Fokker Eindecker, Fokker created over 40 kinds of airplanes for the Germans. They were lucky to escape without greater loss at Dogger Bank 24 Januarywhere a German raid against British patrols was intercepted after naval intelligence learnt of it, and only escaped after British errors. Germany sunk four more U. This increased hostility was directed toward the imperial regime of Czar Nicholas II and his unpopular German-born wife, Alexandra. British and French—and later, American—troops arrived in the region, and the Allies began to take back the Italian Front.

    This increased hostility was directed toward the imperial regime of Czar Nicholas II and his 1914-1918 book German-born wife, Alexandra. All mobility was gone from the war on the western Front until Though his most popular plane during WWI was the single-seat Fokker Eindecker, Fokker created over 40 kinds of airplanes for the Germans. The Armistice agreement set the tone, and was in all but name a German surrender, with the Germans agreeing to evacuate all occupied territory and Alsace Lorraine, disarm, surrender their navy, and allow three occupied bridgeheads over the Rhine.


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The first world war, 1914-1918 by Charles aМЂ Court Repington Download PDF Ebook

The first world war allies gained a boost, with the US declaration of war 6 Aprilbut that would take time to have any effect.

The Austrians launched another attack on 7 September, and after the Serbs were unable to push them back battle of the Drina, Septemberwere able to take Belgrade 2 December. The biggest naval engagement of World War I, the Battle of Jutland May left British naval superiority on the North Sea intact, and Germany would make no further attempts to break an Allied naval blockade for the remainder of the war.

The Great War: 1914

The first requests for an Armistice came on 6 October, and after negotiations from 7 November, the Armistice was signed on the morning of 11 November, with the fighting to stop at 11 A. Facing dwindling resources on the battlefield, discontent on the homefront and the surrender of its allies, Germany was finally forced to seek an armistice on November 11,ending World War I.

Clair Stobart, and The first world war Cole Stewart. The Austrian campaign was less successful. The February Revolution in Russia replaced the Tsarist autocracy with the Provisional Governmentbut continuing discontent 1914-1918 book the cost of the war led to the October The first world warthe creation of the Soviet Socialist Republicand the signing of the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk by the new government in The first world warending Russia's involvement in the war.

A second cause of friction was the perceived decay 1914-1918 book the Hapsburg Dual Monarchy of Austria and Hungary, when the majority of Slavs agitated for either independence, or a greater role in government, while the Austrian and Hungarian elites held out for the statue-quo, led by the elderly Emperor, Franz-Joseph, a force for autocracy and tradition.

The town and fortress of Verdun, in French hands, formed a salient into the German lines. Banks provides a series of very detailed maps that give the reader a good idea of what happened on the different fronts of the First World War, taking you beyond the static trenches of the Western Front.

Alarmed, the Germans moved an army to the Austrian flank, where they campaigned in south west Poland, and after the battle of Lodz September stopped Russian plans to invade German Silesia, the main German source of minerals.

This was a committee within the government of the United Kingdom and the British Empire between and the outbreak of the Second World War. This left the German right flank exposed to any troops that could come out from Paris. Now, the Germans moved against the Russian First Army, catching them on September at the battle of the Masurian Lakesalthough this time the Russians were not encircled, and some of the army escaped.

At the dawn of World War I, aviation was a relatively new field; the Wright brothers took their first sustained flight just eleven years before, in Austria's main ally was the recently unified Germany, always worried about potential Russian gains as Austria weakened, especially in the Balkans.

The young Winston Churchill, then first lord of the British Admiralty, resigned his command after the failed Gallipoli campaign inaccepting a commission with an infantry battalion in France.

As the years passed, hatred of the Versailles treaty and its authors settled into a smoldering resentment in Germany that would, two decades later, be counted among the causes of World War II.

At the battle of Cambrai 20 November-3 DecemberHaig launched the first major tank assault of the war, with tanks. Romania had renewed its secret anti-Russian alliance of with the Central Powers on February 26,but now chose to remain neutral.

The Eastern Front At the outbreak of war, the Germans planned a defensive war against the Russians, with a slow defensive retreat until the French were defeated, and the Germans could turn to deal with the Russians.

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