Major Battles on The Western Front

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Major Battles on The Western Front

The 2nd Bttle of Ypres

22nd April - May 25th 1915

This was the first battle which used large scale chemical warfare. The Germans used poisonous gas with half of the troops dying within 10 minutes. 69,000 Allied troops and 35,000 German troops were killed.

The Battle Of Verdun

21st February - 18th December 1916

General Falkenhayn's plan was to cripple the French army an dmake them suffer huge losses. Although the Germans managed to capture the forts at Douaumont and  ther Germans calle doff the offensive in mid July andthe French were able to drive the…


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