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13th of December An brief introduction to the famous Strumbataillon Rohr along with a rare special Iron Cross award document printed for the battalion HERE
The Hessen Infanterie Leib Regiment`s losses in the Caures-Wald
on the 22nd of February 1916 were: I. Batl. 8 Killed, 32 wounded. II. Batl. 19
wounded. An account of the fighting and the awards of two of the 1st
battalions wounded are shown HERE
8th of December The Fleury article from yesterday has been added to. The Maurupt page from the 2nd of december as well.
An overview of the Brussilow Offensive in the Heeresgruppe Linsingen sector has been added to... so anyone who finds "Battle between the Styr and Stochod" and "The defensive battle at Kowel" may learn something HERE
7th of December The terrible fighting at Fleury and Thiaumont in July/August 1916. A number of documents and medals awarded to the participants.
6th of December
Heinrich Müller, a machine gunner in the 77. Infanterie
Regiment, was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class after being wounded in the
Brussilow offensive. He later took part in the Battle
on the Aisne. In 1939 he was awarded a rare
GOLD wound badge for wounds suffered 1914-18.
5th of December A small update to the Sturmtrupp in the Karpathen page with a tie in to the battle on the Lys which is a new coming chapter. Also a new Sturmtrupp picture.
4th of December The sacking of Louvain. Maybe THE symbol for "Hunishness" during the 14-18 war. An old article with a new addition.
The Elite may get tired, but they don't loose their spirit. On the last day of the war the 1. Garde Regiment zu Fuß was thrown into battle at Vrigne-Meuse. Pictured with an Iron Cross document to Grenadier Janssen.
30th of November Approaching the Kemmelberg. During Operation Georg in April 1918 the 11th Bavarian Infantry Division clears the way for the final assault.
26th of November A page dealing with the Highest commands (Army and Army Group level) has been added HERE
The Evolution of the Infantry regiments 1914-1918 is to be found in THIS new chapter.
23rd of November A superb Iron Cross 1st class document with a description of the fighting on the Avre in the attempt to take Amiens at the beginning of April 1918
Friedrich Freise of the 74. Infanterie Regiment was wounded by a handgrenade splinter while engaged in mopping up British position in the wake of the 208. I.D. advance during the Michael Offensive/Kaiserschlacht. For awards and documents click HERE