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Pte Ernest Scott: 14 September 1914

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Ernest was a warehouseman at Spring Mills at Wheatley Lane near Burnley prior to the outbreak of war. A pre-war reservist, he was recalled to duty on 4 August 1914 and embarked for France within a fortnight of the declaration. A veteran of the Battles of Mons and the Marne, he was severely wounded by shrapnel shattering his arm during the Battle o…


'The Aisne Again: May 1918- the essence of Blitzkrieg' by David Blanchard

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David Blanchard 'The Aisne Again: May 1918- the essence of blitzkrieg’   2018 marks the centenary of the Aisne Battle on 27 May 1918- the greatest one day advance on the Western Front since trench warfare began in September 1914. This was a significant battle that also marked the turning point on the Western Front according to Sidney Rogerson it …


'The Aisne Again: May 1918 - The Essence of Blitzkreig' with David Blanchard.

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David Blanchard. This year is the centenary of the Aisne Battle on 27 May- the greatest one day advance on the Western Front since trench warfare began in September 1914. This was a significant battle that also marked the turning point on the Western Front according to Sidney Rogerson it was  'The Last of the Ebb'.  After this action in May-June 1…


The German Army in the Offensives of 1917: Arras, the Aisne and Champagne

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By Jack Sheldon Pen and Sword 2015, £25.00, 384pp, 55 ills, 13 maps, notes and refs, 2 appendices (including selective biographical notes, bibliog, index. ISBN: 9– 781–783–463–459 Review by David Filsell This volume of Jack Sheldon’s highly–detailed series of books on the German Army in the Great War follows his usual effective model – employing…


078: January 2007

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'The Aisne 1918' with David Blanchard

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David Blanchard will give a talk on The Battle of the Aisne.     IMAGE: Well-equipped German stormtroopers at the 3rd Battle of the Aisne in May 1918


'The Aisne Again: May 1918 - The Essence of Blitzkrieg' a presentation by David Blanchard

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David Blanchard will give a presentation titled 'The Aisne Again: May 1918 - The Essence of Blitzkrieg'.   The talk will examine the German Blucher Offensive launched in May 1918 against the Chemin Des Dames and the Aisne.