Histories of Two Hundred and Fifty-One Divisions of the German Army Which Participated in the War (1914-1918)

Histories of Two Hundred and Fifty-One Divisions of the German Army Which Participated in the War (1914-1918)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...Reserve Infantry Regiment). Somme. 2. After September 5 the 28th Reserve Division retired toward Blamont on September 15. On September 22 and 23 it entrained at Teterchen (Lorraine) for Cambria, where it detrained on September 26 and 27. It was assigned to the 2d Army with the other division of the 14th Reserve Corps. 1915. 1. The division occupied the sector crossed by the Albert-Baupaume road (Ovillers to Fricourt) until July, 1916. In April, 1915, the 28th Reserve Division lost the 40th Reserve Infantry Regiment, which went to the 115th Division, and its two battalions of Chasseurs left it--one in January, the other in May. 2. In August and September, 1915, elements of the division were in reserve in the area south of St. Quentin. 1916. Somme. 1. The 28th Reserve Division did not have any great losses on the Somme between October, 1915, and July, 1916. Its combat activity was weak during this period. 2. On July 1, 1916, the Division supported the entire weight of the British offensive north of the Somme, and suffered very heavy losses (casualties of the 111th Reserve Infantry Regiment, 39 officers and 1,821 men). 3. On July 4 the division was withdrawn from the front, sent to rest, and reorganized. Champaone. 4. Transferred to Champagne on July 10, it took over the sector west of Auberive July 14 to the beginning of October). Somme. 5. The 28th Reserve Division was brought back to the Somme at Thiepval about October 5; it was in action until the end of October and lost heavily. On the one day of October 24 the 9th Company of the 111th Reserve Infantry Regiment noted the arrival of 134 men as replacements. Meuse (avocourt). Relieved about October 28, the division was sent to the Stenay area and reorganized. Beginning of November, it occupied, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 210 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236556119
  • 9781236556110