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Breaking the Hindenburg line

the story of the 46th (North Midland) division

by Priestley, Raymond Edward Sir

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Published by T.F. Unwin, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Western Front.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Army. Division, 46th.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Major R.E. Priestley ... with an introduction by Major-General G.F. Boyd ... with two maps and seventeen illustrations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD547.N6 P7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p.
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6622233M
      LC Control Number20001626
      OCLC/WorldCa12029517

      The Germans retreated to the Hindenburg Line, but the Allies broke through the line with a series of victories, starting with the Battle of St Quentin Canal on 29 September. The offensive, together with a revolution breaking out in Germany, led to the Armistice of 11 November which ended the war with an Allied victory. From September 24th to October 21st the th participated with the rest of the 27th Division in the successful Somme Offensive, which was an attempt to pierce the German’s Hindenburg defensive line. The th encountered fierce resistance and was involved in the heaviest fighting for the line.

      Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg (listen), known simply as Paul von Hindenburg (German: [ˈpaʊl fɔn ˈhɪndn̩bʊɐ̯k] (); 2 October – 2 August ), was a German general and statesman who led the Imperial German Army during World War I and later became President of Germany from until his death during the Weimar Republic. Duty, Honor, Privilege: New York’s Silk Stocking Regiment and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line “Duty, Honor, Privilege: New York’s Silk Stocking Regiment and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line “Powerful visual history.” –William D. .

        Duty, Honor, Privilege: New York's Silk Stocking Regiment and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line by Stephen L. Harris. This book follows the patrician 7th New York Regiment from the spring of. Breaking through the Hindenburg Line New Zealand troops help break through the Hindenburg Line – the main German defence system on the Western Front – from 29 September–5 October


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'Breaking the Hindenburg Line' is an important and engaging book - and it remains interesting now almost a hundred years after the Great War ended. The manner in which the Armistice is covered hints at an army that is exhausted and for whom the gung-ho spirit of is a distant memory - "it was received with thankfulness and pride Breaking the Hindenburg line book.

Breaking the Hindenburg line. [Raymond Edward Priestley] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Print book: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

breaking the hindenburg line Download breaking the hindenburg line or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get breaking the hindenburg line book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in. Breaking the Hindenburg Line () Major Priestley's book is not intended as an official record; nevertheless it affords a graphic and accurate account of what took place on a small but decisive sector of the Western front during the “Battles of the Hundred Days.”.

Allied forces break through the Hindenburg Line On Septemafter a hour-long bombardment, Allied forces breach the so-called Hindenburg Line, the last line of German defenses on the.

The Breaking of the Hindenburg Line was a truly multi-national allied affair. The German defensive position to which the Germans had withdrawn in March was known to them as the Siegfried Line and probably its most formidable section was that just above St Quentin.

Hindenburg Line, defensive barrier improvised by the German army on the Western Front in World War with substantial numerical inferiority and a dwindling firepower advantage, the new German commanders, Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg and Gen. Erich Ludendorff, shortened their lines and installed concrete pillboxes armed with.

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Monash's battle plan for 29 September envisaged breaking through the main Hindenburg Line defences, crossing the canal tunnel mound, breaching the fortified Le Catelet–Nauroy Line beyond that, and reaching the Beaurevoir Line (the final fortified line) beyond that as the objective on the first day.

Peter Oldham's book 'The Hindenburg Line' in the Pen and Sword Battleground Europe Series is a very comprehensive guide to the battlefield and what remains today. Chapter 4 'Driving the Hindenburg Line' gives details of 21 car routes in the area. Get this from a library. Breaking of the Hindenburg Line on the Cambrai-St.

Quentin Front, Septem [Samson Lane Faison]. The Battle of the Hindenburg Line which began Septemwas a key turning point in the Hundred Days Offensive that eventually led to the end of World War 1.

British forces spearheaded the attack against the German Line, continuing their effective use of tanks that stated earlier in the Offensive at the Battle of Amiens. On September 25th, the division participated in the Somme Offensive and provided a break through of the Hindenburg Line itself forcing the Germans into general retreat.

After a final confrontation with the retreating Germans at the Le Selle River the Armistice ended the fighting and the division was sent home in February ofto be mustered.

Breaking the Hindenburg Line: The Story of the 46th (North Midland) Division. by Major R E Priestley (no photo) Synopsis: At an hour and date to be notified later, the 46th Division, as part of a major operation, will cross the St.

Quentin Canal, capture the Hindenburg Line, and advance to a position shown on the attached map A. The Hindenburg Line was the last zone of German defenses on the Western Front. This major victory years ago precipitated Germany’s surrender and the Nov.

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Deep and intimidating, this km stretch of trenches, concrete and wire had proven unbreakable in But this was It was a different year – and suddenly, a very different war. On the 18 th of September, Monash lead a preliminary attack on the line. Launched at am, Allied troops managed to push.

THE GREAT WAR - Week by Week Years Later S5 • E41 The Hindenburg Line Breaks - The Lost Battalion Returns I THE GREAT WAR Week - Duration: The Great Warviews The Hindenburg Line describes the two fiercely fought set-piece battles which saw Fourth Army break through the German line, paving the way for the final pursuit which ended with the Armistice.

The Australian Corps was a pivotal part of the offensive to breach the Hindenburg Line, culminating in the assault to capture Montbrehain, the last. staffordshire's territorials and the breaking of the hindenburg line.

watch the trailer telegraph book of the first world war. image: The view of a battlefield with the wounded being bought back from the front. A group of German prisoners-of-war arebeing escorted by British soldiers, and bursts of artillery fire can be seen in the background.

Horse-drawn wagons move across thescene.: Duty, Honor, Privilege: New York City's Silk Stocking Regiment and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line (History of War) (): Harris, Stephen L.: BooksReviews: 9." Book/Booklet, Canadian Battle Series, Breaking the Hindenburg Line by John Swettenham, size is about /2 x /2", 22 pages, wear, scratches on cover.