Western Front

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Episode 143: 1917 French Mutinies

Episode 143: 1917 French Mutinies

After the attacks on the Chemin des Dames in the middle of April 1917 the French army would go through what they would at the time term acts of collective indiscipline, they are known to history as the 1917 French Mutinies.

Episode 142: 1917 Offensives Pt. 4

Episode 142: 1917 Offensives Pt. 4

This is our fourth and final episode on the Nivelle Offensive of 1917 and will also be quite a bit shorter than the previous two episodes. Today we will cover what happened after

Episode 141: 1917 Offensives Pt. 3

Episode 141: 1917 Offensives Pt. 3

This week is our third episode covering the Entente Spring offensives of 1917, and in this episode the attacks will begin. We are going to break down the attack into two areas, the

Episode 140: 1917 Offensives Pt. 2

Episode 140: 1917 Offensives Pt. 2

This week we continue our story of the French and British 1917 offensives. Last episode we focused mainly on the planning that occurred in late 1916 and early 1917 that would setup the