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Battlefields Of The World War, Western And Southern Fronts

A Study In Military Geography

by Johnson, Douglas Wilson

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsTasker H. Bliss (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages682
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10568438M
ISBN 100548236364
ISBN 109780548236369


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Our map illustrates the battlefield sectors of the Western Front. The line of battlefields ran through a wide variety of landscapes from its northern end in the dunes of the West Flanders Belgian coast to the frontier crossing at the village of Pfetterhouse on the Swiss-German (Alsace) border.

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The Western Front encompassed Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, and Germany while battle. The Western Front was a military theatre of World War II encompassing Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, and Germany.

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The pause in fighting was not universally observed, nor had it been sanctioned by commanders on either side, but, along some two-thirds of the mile (km) front controlled by the British Expeditionary Force, the guns fell silent for a.

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As well as the well-known names of the Somme and Ypres, there are many other battlefields of interest on what was known as the Western Front – the Great War battlefields of Belgium and h, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand soldiers fought in a. Holt's complete illustrated guide book to 14 battlefields of the First World War Western Front South with 14 maps, over colured pictures and tourist and travel information.

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find out more and book.The home front during World War I covers the domestic, economic, social and political histories of countries involved in that covers the mobilization of armed forces and war supplies, but does not include the military history.

For nonmilitary interactions among the major players see Diplomatic history of World War I. About million combatants and seven million civilians died.The Western Front was a meandering kilometre frontline, running from the North Sea coastline to the Swiss border and passing through (at various times) Belgium, north-eastern France and southern Germany.

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