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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 …
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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
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.
Historian David Blanchard talks about his latest book on the Third Battle of the Asine that took place in May 1918. This book is published by Pen and Sword
LINK TO > Mentioned in Dispatches
After relatively unsuccessful attacks on the Somme and the Lys, General Ludendorff sought a new sector in which to continue the heavy assaults of his 1918 Spring offensive. He chose the thinly held Aisne front between Soissons and Reims. The German advance here was the furthest ever made, on one day, on the Western Front since the advent of trenc…