On this day, Mon Mar 26 14:15:22 +0000 2018, One Hundred Years Ago


Marshal Foch is put in charge of all Allied forces following an emergency conference at Doullens. He immediately moves the French army forward to Amiens
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On this day, Sun Mar 25 14:10:09 +0000 2018, One Hundred Years Ago


The Germans take Bapaume and Noyon, driving a wedge between the British and French armies on the Western Front. Since the outbreak of the offensive, the Germans have taken 45000 allied prisoners.
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On this day, Fri Mar 23 14:30:42 +0000 2018, One Hundred Years Ago


Lloyd George telegraphs the British Ambassador in Washington asking him to request immediate reinforcements from the US to buttress the Western Front against the German attack. He asks for US troops in Europe to be incorporated into British and French brigades.
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On this day, Fri Mar 23 09:55:06 +0000 2018, One Hundred Years Ago


Germans bombard Paris with three long range artillery guns, capable of firing the 74 miles required, killing 256. Each shell takes four minutes to travel the distance.
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