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Fall Offensives

Episode 54: Fall Offensives Aftermath

This week is going to be sort of a review episode and an episode to try and tie the bow on the Western Front for 1915. Even though it is only the second week of October this will be our last episode chronicling the events of the Western front in 1915. After the battles that ended in October...
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Episode 53: Fall Offensives Part 3

In this episode we will be continuing our discussion about the French and British fall offensives in 1915. Last week we covered the French attacks in Artois and Champagne from September and October, both of which can be classified as failures. While the French were attacking these two locations they were joined by the British who were attacking...
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Episode 52: Fall Offensives Part 2

Last week we discussed the build up to the fall offensives on the Western Front. The French hoped to launch two attacks, one in Artois, and one in Champagne. These attacks would be massive, the largest of 1915 and their goals were to capture Vimy Ridge in Artois and to capture valuable railway junctions in Champagne. This would...
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Episode 51: Fall Offensives Part 1

This week, for the first time in over three months we find ourselves back on the Western Front. This episode begins a series of episodes on the fall offensives by the French and British forces in France and it will be the largest, and last, offensive of 1915 for the Entente forces. Since it has been awhile since...
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