The Battles of the First World War Podcast looks to go in-depth into the battles of the Great War of 1914-1918. The goal is to really go into the details of how and why these battles unfolded and happened as they did. In telling the narrative of these clashes we can revisit some of the stories of the men who lived, fought, and died during the first titanic struggle of the 20th Century, for these people have stories that deserve to be told.
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The Battle of Verdun of World War One opens in earnest. The German 5th Army pressed its offensive on the French Right Bank of the Verdun Salient following the opening barrage unleashed on  February 21st. Attacking steadily and overrunning French battle lines in the face of desperate but confused resistance, the Germans pushed the French … Continue reading "Episode 33: Verdun – Durchbruch und Douaumont". . .
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