By Peter Chamberlain
From the experimental ordinance of WWI to the high-tech armaments of current, this illustrated historical past tells the tale of anti-tank weaponry with assistance from archival and glossy images and line drawings.
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On October 1, however, the outer line of the city’s defenses fell. Two days later, 12,000 British marines arrived to help the garrison. The operation’s mastermind, the young and brash First Lord of the Admiralty, Winston Churchill, arrived at Antwerp himself, determined that the city should hold out. It did not. On October 9, Antwerp ﬁnally surrendered, with most of the British marines leaving the city by sea, just as they had arrived. The remnants of the Belgian army retreated west, followed closely by ﬁve German infantry divisions and the awesome siege guns the Germans had used to destroy the port’s defenses.
The two met for the ﬁrst time on an eastbound train from Hanover on August 23. victory at tannenberg Hindenburg and Ludendorff were of one mind concerning the situation facing the Eighth Army.
He suffered a nervous breakdown and was replaced by Falkenhayn on September 13. The war that the generals had planned for was over. The war of improvisation was about to begin. the race to the sea As occurred so often in the First World War, the advantages in the days after the Battle of the Marne lay with the defender. The Aisne and Oise Rivers to the north of the Marne ran unusually deep that September as a result of heavy summer rains, thus creating a solid natural line of defense for the Germans.