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The Story of the Great War, Volume VII

American Food and Ships; Palestine; Italy invaded; Great German Offensive; Americans in Picardy; Americans on the Marne; Foch's Counteroffensive.

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 160,220 / 508 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.2
LoC Category: D
Series: Great War
Downloads: 995
Added to site: 2010.11.05
mnybks.net#: 29458
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, War

What the War means to America; Naval Lessons of the War; The World's War; Theatres of the War's Campaigns; The War Correspondent.

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ing stubbornly were forced to withdraw, without, however, suffering any casualties.

On the Champagne front French troops during the night of August 6, 1917, broke into the lines of the German Crown Prince at three points, inflicting severe losses on the enemy and bringing back prisoners. In the Verdun sector the Germans made futile attacks between Avocourt Wood and Hill 304. In Caurières Wood they gained a foothold for a time in the French first line, but were driven out by a counterattack on the following day (August 7).

The British front in Belgium to the north and east of Ypres was actively bombarded during the night of August 7, 1917. Near Lombaertzyde a British raiding party penetrated the German trenches and brought back prisoners and guns. In the early part of this same night the artillery on both sides was active over the Aisne front. Troops of the German Crown Prince attempted to reach the French lines to the east of Vauxaillon and west of the Californie Plateau but were driven b

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