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Geoff Simpson speaking at the presentation of Men of the Battle of Britain. To his left is Colin Perchard, President of the Société, whilst next to Colin is Anna Baghiani, Société Assistant Librarian and Education Officer.
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WWI: The Hindenburg Line is broken by Allied forces
29th September 1918
The Hindenburg Line was a vast system of defences in northeastern France during World War I. It was constructed by the Germans during the winter of 1916-17 and stretched from Lens to beyond Verdun.
The German command believed the new line was impregnable. However it was temporarily broken through during the Battle of Cambrai in 1917 and was successfully permanently breached in a number of locations during the Allied Hundred Days Offensive in September 1918.
The Hindenburg Line
(Paperback - 192 pages)
by Peter Oldham
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 keep at bay the British Army. So pleased and delighted were the British that church…
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