WW1 Battles

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Battle of Mons date
August 1914
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Battle of Mons Who won
German victory
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Battle of Mons What Happened
Germany and french and British fought on edge of Belgium, situated themselves on mons canal
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Battle of Mons Impact of generals tech
british able to fire 15 rounds a minute made Germans think they had machine guns
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Battle of Mons Tactics used
strategic defense
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The 1st Battle of the Marne Date
5-12th September 1914
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The 1st Battle of the Marne who won
Allied Victory
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The 1st Battle of the Marne what happened
2 Million Soldiers involved 100,000 wounded or killed offensive by french + BEF
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The 1st Battle of the Marne impact of generals/ tech
General Jospeh Joffre - used rail system to move troops from eastern france
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The 1st Battle of the Marne Tactics used frontal assults
Right Flank attacks
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Aubers Ridge Date
9 may 1915
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Aubers Ridge Who won
German Victory
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Aubers Ridge What happened
British went over the top. Cut down by German Machine Guns
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Aubers Ridge Impact of generals
Haig Needed extra artillery but it was tied up in Ypres and artilley was not heavy enough to break new reinforced German lines
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Aubers Ridge Impact of tech
Effective use of Machine guns by Germans
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Aubers Ridge Tactics used
Double allied attack
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Battle of Loos Date
25-28 September 1915
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Battle of Loos Who won
German Victory
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Battle of Loos What happened
Gas was used in some places on the front one place resulted in death of own forces 2,632 success on 1st day but failed to follow up
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Battle of Loos Impact of general/ tech
First British use of posion gas. Communication failed in some area ended up with generals doing some things differently
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Battle of Loos tactics
Mass engagement of new army units. Creeping barrage Allied
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Battle of Verdun Date
21 February - 18 December 1916
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Battle of Verdun Who won
French Victory
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Battle of Verdun what happened
Germans captured forts Douamont and Vaux, French retook forts forces ground to a halt in December
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Battle of Verdun Impact of tech
Flame throwers used in large numbers for the first time
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Battle of Verdun tactics
intensive artillery fire 1,400 guns and mortars, going over the top creeping barrage
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Battle of Verdun tactics german
Held high ground,
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German victory

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Battle of Mons Who won

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Germany and french and British fought on edge of Belgium, situated themselves on mons canal

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british able to fire 15 rounds a minute made Germans think they had machine guns

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strategic defense

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