July 19th in German History: The Battle of Fromelles

The First World War saw numerous failed offensives which cost thousands of lives and achieved little to no gains. The Allied attack on Fromelles was one of the most costly of these. On July 19th, 1916, Australian and British forces attacked German positions near Lille in order to break through German defenses in order toContinue reading “July 19th in German History: The Battle of Fromelles”