Events for July 2020
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Auchinleck appointed Commander-in-Chief of Middle East Command5th July 1941
Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck was born in India and raised in conditions of near poverty. Yet his talent ensured his career flourished despite his Indian Army background and he was the first Commander of… Read more...
The Germans begin their retreat to the Hindenburg Line22nd July 1918
The Hindenburg Line, or Siegfriedstellung, achieved almost mythical status in the minds of the British public: the strongest defence system the world had then seen, scientifically designed by fortification experts with only one aim, to… Read more...