1915-17 Battle of Aubers Ridge 09 May 1915

The infamous Shell Crisis of 1915 combined with British inability to learn while the Germans do just that.

1915 (Published 07/15/2022)

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Research links:

Internet Sources:

NEWSPAPERS (all newspapers retrieved from https://newspapers.com)

  • (1915, May 13) “On the Aubers Ridge” The Times (London, Greater London, England), pp.26
  • (1915,May 13) “The British Position in Northern France: Fight for Auburs Ridge”. The Staffordshire Sentinel Daily and Weekly (Stone-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England), pp. 4. 
  • (1915, May 14) “Violent Artillery Bombardment of the British Front” Devon and Exeter Daily Gazette (Exeter, Devon, England), pp. 16. 
  • (1915, May 13)”Fight for Auburs Ridge”, The Staffordshire Sentinel Daily and Weekly (Stone-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England), pp. 2
  • (1915, May 12)”The Greatest Battle On”, The Kansas City Times (Kansas City, Missouri, USA), pp. 1.

Books/Visual Imagery

  • Buchan, John, Nelson’s History of the War Volume 1 Aslan Press 2008 
  • Keegan, John, The First World War, Vintage 2012 Kindle
  • William Barnes Wollen’s painting of Lt. Hugh Niven leading the defense of Frezenberg Ridge after his superior officers were all killed or wounded today. 

Music:

  • Ich hatte’ einen Kamraden – Deutsch- Oesterreichisches militär potpourri. Victor, Camden, New Jersey, 1915. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, http://www.loc.gov/item/jukebox.1993.

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