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1 1st battle of the marne 1914 By: Jacob

2 The Battle 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 was fought in September 1914

3 Who was in the battle France Britain Germany

4 Where Banks of Marne River, France Western Front

5 Summary In the early days of World War I, German troops had won a number of victories and invaded France through Belgium The British Expeditionary Force and the French Fifth and Sixth Armies had retreated to the banks of Seine River, south of the Marne The French Sixth Army under the command of General Michel Maunoury launched an offensive against the German First Army, commanded by General Alexander von Kluck The German Second Army, commanded by General Karl von Bülow, was about thirty-one miles behind General Von Kluck's troops Having engaged the latter, French Commander in Chief Joseph Joffre ordered the French Fifth Army and the BEF to enter the gap between the two German armies, thus isolating them Additional troops were rushed to support the French Sixth Army and by September 9, 1914, Chief of the German General Staff, General Helmuth von Moltke, ordered the German First and Second Armies to retreat

6 Battle of Verdun By Taylor and Cris

7 Who, What, Where and When Who: Germany and France What: It was the longest single battle of world war one, lasted 10 months Where: Swiss border to the English Channel When: February 21, 1916 at 7:12 a.m.

8 Cause Germans were trying to get past Verdun to capture Paris, and the French wouldn t allow it the Germans so the Germans wouldn t stop trying and the French wouldn t stop resisting

9 Major Event 306,000 deaths on the battlefield 163,000 French deaths 143,000 German deaths At least ½ million wounded The Germans were stronger than the French and were winning at first but the French got a railway gun and turned it around

10 Outcome Neither side won because they both lost a lot of men

11 Battle of Tannenberg By: Forest and Tak

12 Who, What, Where, When, and Why Germany and Russia Russian 1st and 2nd army ran into the Germans eight army, and the 2nd was completely destroyed, and the 1st was later defeated East Prussia, Eastern front August 26-30, 1914 Russian commander Grand Duke Nicholas agreed to help relieve the French who were under attack from Germany

13 The Outcome The Russians 1st and 2nd armies were defeated General Alexander Samsonov who had commander of the Russian Second Army committed suicide because didn t want to confront the czar Stopped the Russian incursion

14 Significance The Germans used trains to bring their troops to the front lines Trench warfare The defeat and embarrassment of Russia's 1st and 2nd armies

15 Battle of Cantigny By: Matt & Emilio

16 Basic Info Where: The Somme Sector ; North of Paris When: May 28 th Through 30 th, 1918 AEF Units: 1 Division U.S Commander: Major Gen. Robert L. Bullard Opposing Forces: German 82 nd Reserve Division Memorable for: First U.S Offensives & Victory Over Germany

17 Battle Tactics The Assault: 1 st Division split into three lines. 1 st line placed at Barrage, 2 nd line advanced greatly from old front line position, 3 rd line attacked from cemetery.

18 Outcome Of Battle U.S captured Cantigny, Germans launched several counter attacks trying to capture the village. French troops supported U.S division.

19 Resources

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22 Outcome of the battle The Turks won the battle. But the Campaign cost the allies $141, ,000 men died in the Gallipoli Campaign.

23 Major events August 3, ,000 soldiers of the british 13th division were secretly brought ashore at Anzac. August 7, British forces make little headway at suvla while the forces in the sari bari range also failed to seize their objective. August 15, British units advanced at suvla against the Turks on kiretch tepe ridge. anzacsite.gov

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