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The Treaty of Versailles was signed exactly 100 years ago, ending World War I. To commemorate this centenary, we look at an extract from Alistair McCluskey's Amiens 1918: The Black Day of the German Army focussing on the aftermath of the battle of Amiens that ultimately led to the end of the war. The battle was a turning point of World War I, confirming to all that the strategic initiative had decisively returned to the Allies. It also demonstrated the arrival of new strategic, tactical and operational methods of attack for the AlliesContinue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Battle of Berlin

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When he invaded Russia in 1941 Hitler had joked that the German army "have only to kick in the door and the whole rotten structure will come crashing down". Four years later the Russian army had surrounded Berlin...Continue Reading

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