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10 Things You May Not Know About the Battle of the...

 1916 Battle of the Somme After two years of trench warfare, the Allies attempt to break through German lines on the Western Front. The ensuing...

Battle of Vimy Ridge

This World War I skirmish in 1917 marked the first time that the Allies’ four Canadian divisions attacked together as the Canadian Corps. The...

First Battle of Marne

The World War I First Battle of the Marne featured the first use of radio intercepts and automotive transport of troops in wartime. After...

Eleven Battles of Isonzo

This indecisive three-year stretch of fighting in the Isonzo Valley came on the heels of Italy’s entry to World War I. Seeking to create...

Dardanelles Campaign

In March 1915, during World War I (1914-18), British and French forces launched an ill-fated naval attack on Turkish forces in the Dardanelles in...

Battle of Verdun

This World War I siege stemmed from German General Erich von Falkenhayn’s edict to elicit major bloodshed from the French defense of the fortress...

Battle of the Somme

 The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was one of the largest battles of the First World War. Fought between...

Battle of Tannenberg

One of the largest cavalry skirmishes of the age, the Battle of Tannenberg featured the combined forces of the Poles and Lithuanians against the...

Battle of Jutland

Involving some 250 ships and 100,000 men, this battle off Denmark’s North Sea coast was the only major naval surface engagement of World War...

Battle of Gallipoli

The Gallipoli Campaign of 1915-16, also known as the Battle of Gallipoli or the Dardanelles Campaign, was an unsuccessful attempt by the Allied Powers...
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