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The battle of the Marne

by G. H. Perris

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Published by J. W. Luce in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marne, 1st Battle of the, France, 1914

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Herbert Perris with twelve maps.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD545.M3 P4 1920a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 274 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6629265M
    LC Control Number20020080
    OCLC/WorldCa1654026

    The First Battle of the Marne was one of the first battles of World War I. It took place during September 6–12, , in the Marne River valley in northeastern France. The First Battle of the Marne began on September 5th The battle was fought by France, and Great Britain vs Germany. Sep 6, Germany almost breaks through (First Battle) On Septermber 6th, German forces almost broke through against the Allies Sixth .

    Second Battle of the Marne, (July 15–18, ), last large German offensive of World War I. Following the success of his four major offensives in France from March to June , the chief of the German supreme command, General Erich Ludendorff, conceived another offensive as a diversion to draw. Battle of the Marne. The First Battle of the Marne marked the end of the German sweep into France and the beginning of the trench warfare that was to characterise World War One.

      The First Battle of the Marne produced the so-called Miracle of the Marne, when French and British forces stopped the initial German drive on Paris in Hundreds of thousands of casualties later, with opposing forces still dug into trench lines, the Germans tried again to push their way to Paris and to victory. The Second Battle of the Marne (July 15 to August 9, ) marks the point at 3/5(1). One of the most important battles in the First World War, the First Battle of the Marne would be the last battle of maneuver to be seen on the Western Front for several years to come. In the Germans launched an offensive that swept through Belgium and into France, threatening to crush French resistance in one fell swoop.


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The battle of the Marne by G. H. Perris Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Author uses two thirds of the book to explain the opening moves of the War in the West describing well,accurately and in fascinating detail all relevant battles, so as to explain in a lucid way how the Battle of the Marne,the turning point was by: I loved Andrew Uffindel's book on the Battle of the Marne.

This is a beautifully written book. It is concise, filled with information, fascinating writing. Excellent battlefield coverage is combined with contemporary accounts by the participants. The battle is explained in a clear, easily readable and very thorough fashion.

First Battle of the Marne, (September 6–12, ), an offensive during World War I by the French army and the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) against the advancing Germans who had invaded Belgium and northeastern France and were within 30 miles (48 km) of Paris.

The French threw back the massive German advance and thwarted German plans for. This book lays out WW1's Second Battle of the Marne clearly and concisely. As a bonus, this is the first WW1 battle book I've read that provides clear maps that tie directly to narrative.

I /5. First Battle of the Marne () Second Battle of the Marne () #N#Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Battle of the Marne.

If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the. The Second Battle of the Marne (French: Seconde Bataille de la Marne) (15 July – 6 August ) was the last major German offensive on the Western Front during the First World attack failed when an Allied counterattack, supported by several hundred tanks, overwhelmed the Germans on their right flank, inflicting severe on: Marne River near Paris, France, 49°5′N.

At first glance, its short background section looks too short, but this allows Sumner to use the bulk of the book to describe in fairly close detail the battles that formed the Battle of the Marne. This is the first book I have read about a single WWI battle and it was all new to me/5.

All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed : J. Luxton. Synopsis The First Battle of the Marne was one of the most pivotal battles in history.

Fought outside Paris in Septemberit turned the tide of the German invasion of France, and robbed Kaiser Wilhelm II of his best chance of winning the First World battle began when the French and British armies launched a massive counter-offensive, and it ended after five, tense days of Author: Andrew Uffindell.

The First Battle of the Marne produced the so-called Miracle of the Marne, when French and British forces stopped the initial German drive on Paris in Hundreds of thousands of casualties later, with opposing forces still dug into trench lines, the Germans tried again to.

Orders of battle. Opposing Plans The First Battle of the Marne The battle of the Ourcq, September. The battle of the Saint-Gond marshes, September. The battle of the two Morins, September. Aftermath Conclusion. The Battlefield Today Further Reading Index 95Brand: Bloomsbury USA.

Having written two previous books on the war, he recognized the need for a new scholarly work on the Second Battle of the Marne. In this breezy narrative overview, Neiberg demonstrates quite ably that the Second Marne, fought in July and Augustwas the turning point leading to Allied victory in the war.

Earned its nickname on the banks of the Marne River. The final push of the German “Peace Offensives” threatened Paris, leading to the emergency commitment of the Division to the lines under French command. The 7th Machine Gun Battalion rushed to the town of Château-Thierry amid retreating French and held the Germans back at the Marne Size: 1MB.

For the first time in a generation, here is a bold new account of the Battle of the Marne, a cataclysmic encounter that prevented a quick German victory in World War I and changed the course of two wars and the world.

With exclusive information based on newly unearthed documents, Holger H. Herwig re-creates the dramatic battle and reinterprets Germany’s aggressive “Schlieffen Plan” as a /5(5). The First Battle of the Marne was one of the most pivotal battles in history. Fought outside Paris in Septemberit turned the tide of the German invasion of France, and robbed Kaiser Wilhelm II of his best chance of winning the First World War.

The battle began when the French Brand: Pen & Sword Books Limited. SWJ Book Review: Rock of the Marne. David Retherford. Historian and author, Stephen L.

Harris, has written the definitive history of shared combat experience of the 3 rd Infantry Division and the soldiers who fought in the Second Battle of the Marne in The American involvement in the First World War was minor compared to the French and British commitment.

Following the Second Battle of the Marne, the Allies launched an attack in August with a force of 75, men, more than tanks and nearly. THE MARNE A Battlefield Guide. NEW copy, trade paperback. (Pen and Sword, ). x, 30 color illustrations. pages. The First Battle of the.

The furst battke if the Marne-the first great battle of World War 1-erupted on month after the start of the War to End All Wars. Fought by two million men along a line that stretched from Paris to the Swiss frontier, it pitted Anglo-French forces against German invaders and ushered in a.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Asprey, Robert B. First Battle of the Marne. Philadelphia, Lippincott [] (OCoLC) Document Type. The First Battle of the Marne was one of the most pivotal battles in history. Fought outside Paris in Septemberit turned the tide of the German invasion of France, and robbed Kaiser Wilhelm II of his best chance of winning the First World battle began when the French and British armies launched a massive counter-offensive, and it ended after five, tense days of fluctuating Brand: Pen & Sword Books.

The Second Battle of the Marne persuasively shows that logistics considerations trumped all others in this closing campaign on the Western Front. This book is also a good companion to studies of the final campaigns in Palestine and Mesopotamia.

: THE BATTLE OF THE MARNE: Pages are clean with no markings from previous owners. Binding is square and tight. Boards are overall clean though lightly scuffed and rubbed. Boards have moderate wear to spine ends and corners, cloth is beginning to fray at both. Text block is foxed and soiled.

Dust jacket has creases, chips, closed tears, scuffing, and rubbing along the edges.