Ypres and the Battles of Ypres

Ypres and the Battles of Ypres

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"[...]western outskirts of Wytschaete. On November 2, the French were once more in possession of the western crest of Messines-Wytschaete. This check did not daunt the Germans, who, having just been reinforced from their Belgian garrisons, directed their efforts further to the north. The attack was made by compact masses of troops on the St. Eloi-Zwarteleen front, the movement coinciding with a thrust against Gheluvelt on the Menin-Ypres Road. At the latter point the front was momentarily broken, but furious counter-attacks re-established the original positions. The French troops which held the bend of the canal north-east of Hollebeke were overpowered and thrown back on Verbranden-Molen. A counter-attack by the 1st British Corps checked the enemy onrush, and after a magnificent defence the original line was almost entirely maintained.[...]."
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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507540183
  • 9781507540183

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