On this day, Thu Sep 27 06:10:08 +0000 2018, One Hundred Years Ago


British Expeditionary Force attacks the Hindenburg Line around Cambrai. Heavily supported by 1000 aircraft bombing and machine gunning from the air, they take 10,000 prisoners and 200 artillery weapons.
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On this day, Tue Sep 25 22:30:29 +0000 2018, One Hundred Years Ago


37 American and French divisions begin offensive in the Argonne Forest. In the opening bombardment 10,000 Germans are incapacitated with Phosgene and Mustard gas, 278 killed.
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On this day, Tue Sep 25 18:01:07 +0000 2018, One Hundred Years Ago


Australian and New Zealand cavalry enter Amman, a point on the Berlin to Baghdad railway line, capturing 2563 Turkish soldiers in the process. The Egyptian Expeditionary Force has captured 45,000 prisoners since the beginning of the offensive just under a week ago.
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