Episode 7: Liege

1914

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The war has started and soldiers are on the move. The Germans are ready to begin their march through Belgium but first they must deal with the formidable fortifications at Liege. Liege has some of the best fortifications in the world, but the Germans have a plan. The French are not idle and they execute their first attack of the war, to disappointing results.


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Forts around Liege Forts around Liege

420mm German Howitzer 420mm German Howitzer. Image Courtesy telegraph.co.uk

German Advance Through Belgium German advance through Belgium