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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 the reactions and the aftermath to the treaty with an extract from Prit Buttar's The Splintered Empires.Continue Reading
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

The Battle of Verdun 100th Anniversary

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Today marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Verdun. Both sides suffered heavy casualties, and whilst it was a victory for the French, it remains one of the largest and longest battles of the First World WarContinue Reading

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