Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 07 Sep 2019 15:58

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Experimen ... ized_Force

B now I've found a fairly decent source.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 20 Sep 2019 13:44

Working on a shortish article on Lagnicourt 1917; translated a few pages of Der Weltkrieg this morning.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 25 Sep 2019 21:48

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_At ... ,_15_April

Not quite complete, to finish tomorrow.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 29 Sep 2019 13:46

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_att ... Bullecourt

Most of this is derived from Lagnicourt but both are B class now. Working for a living is really cramping my writing so they're a bit scrappy and need some polish.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by The Ibis » 09 Oct 2019 14:25

That photo is cool. The camera must've been set up on the ground for that shot!

ps - great work on the article.
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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 09 Oct 2019 21:55

Thanks, I was surprised how much Stewart added to the story.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 24 Oct 2019 12:36

The First Offensive Battle of Verdun (French: 1ère Bataille Offensive de Verdun)

Think I've got enough to do a passable job on this one. I've continued to add to Hill 70 but now I've unbalanced the Battle section and need to expand it to suit.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 10 Dec 2019 15:54

Hmmm, just passed 100,000 edits on Wiki, I should get out more.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 10 Dec 2019 15:57

Apropos The First Offensive Battle of Verdun does anyone have sources on casualties? Horne lumps the 1st and 2nd battles together (47,000) and Holstein (Douaumont, 2010 ed) 47,000 for the October attack. Der Weltkrieg gives "over 11,000" German casualties which leads me to wonder if the 47,000 French casualties should read 4,700?

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 21 Dec 2019 21:33

Passed 100,000 edits last week.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by The Ibis » 16 Jan 2020 00:51

Great stuff. Thanks!
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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 16 Jan 2020 03:18

Promoted to B class

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by The Ibis » 18 Jan 2020 18:56

What is the criteria for the ranking?
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