Fifth Army (United Kingdom)

Fifth Army (United Kingdom)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Fifth Army was a field army of the British Army during World War I and part of the British Expeditionary Force during the First World War. The Fifth Army was created on 30 October 1916 by renaming the British Reserve Army of General Sir Hubert Gough and as such it fought the Battle of the Ancre which became the final British effort in the Battle of the Somme.In 1917 the Fifth Army was involved in the Battle of Arras and then the Third Battle of Ypres.In 1918 the Fifth Army took over a stretch of front-line previous occupied by the French south of the River Somme and on 21 March bore the brunt of the opening phase of the German Spring Offensive, known as Operation Michael.
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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135671588
  • 9786135671582