6 edition of Battle of Loos found in the catalog.
|Series||Wordsworth military library|
|LC Classifications||D545.L66 W37 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 245 p. :|
|Number of Pages||245|
|LC Control Number||2003464167|
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The Battle of Loos saw a change in Allied strategy, which up until then had been a series of small-scale assaults that achieved little or no ground gained.
Loos was to be different, Kitchener's Army was deployed in strength for the first time, and an ambitious plan aimed to take ground over a mile front/5(16). Loos is a small mining town between Lens and La Bassee in northern France.
But on 25th Septemberand for a few days after, it was the center of one of the most intense and bloody battles of the First World War. The casualties were appalling – ab of which the majority died on the first day. The main objective – a large-scale /5(5). Good look at a forgotten battle While much has been written about the campaigns and battles ofbut those that occurred in are less well known.
Coleman's book on the battle of Loos fills an important gap. I feel it shows the steep learning curve the British faced as the adapted to fighting a large scale continental war/5. "On 25th Septemberand for a few days afterward, the small town of Loos, between Lens and La Bass?e in Northern France, became the centre of one of the most intense and bloody battles of the First World War Philip Warner's narrative is vividly brought to life through the words of survivors from all parts of the line: the infantry, the gunners, the officers, and including extracts /5(2).
The battles of are particularly interesting in the history of the war, and Loos was the largest of them for the British army. Warner's book is full of personal accounts of the battle from those who were there, however, these are unfiltered, and lack any analysis, or even very much in he way of supporting narrative, beyond the first chapter/5(7).
Casualties of the Battle of Loos. More t British casualties were sustained in this battle. 50, of them were in the main fighting area between Loos and Givenchy and the remainder in the subsidiary attacks. Of these, 7, men died.
Casualties were particularly high among Scots units. Battle of Loos. The Battle of Loos took place on the Western Front between 25 September and 13 October At the time, it was the largest British offensive of the First World War and witnessed the Army's first use of gas.
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The battle of Loos was the last and greatest of Britain's offensives on the Western Front in Along with Neuve Chapelle, Aubers Ridge, Festubert, and the defensive battle of Second Ypres, the other British battles in France and Belgium that year, Loos has been largely forgotten between the drama of and the 'spectaculars' at the Somme in and Passchendaele in /5.
LOOS BATTLEFIELD TOUR. LOOS IN ONE DAY BY PAUL REED. INTRODUCTION - THE BATTLE OF LOOS. The Battle of Loos (25 th September – 18 th October ) was the first major British offensive on the Western Front, and also the first time the British used gas in the Great War.
Launched on 25 th September, the initial attacks were from the La Bassée Canal at Givenchy in the North to the. This is an important book on the Battle of Loos which in detail sheds further light on the story of one of the most intense and bloody battles of the First World War The author builds up detail on the book focusing on the stories from the survivors from various parts of the line, the infantry, gunner and officers and draws on the accounts of Price: £ ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.
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Spend less. Loos The Little Girl of Loos. Today is the 97th Anniversary of the Battle of Loos and this image connections us with the tragedy of that day – the human cost in lives as the soldiers of both sides fell in their thousands on 25th September But this image is not of a soldier or a warrior, but of a little girl.
Written on it is the legend ‘Returned From France after Battle of Loos’. The Battle of Loos was fought in September The battle at Loos was part of Marshal Joffre’s campaign in Artois that was designed to push back the Germans in a two-pronged offensive.
Hence why on September 25th the British 1st Army commanded by Douglas Haig attacked German positions at Loos. had not been. THE GREAT WAR - Week by Week Years Later S2 • E42 Learning Lessons From Loos - Bulgaria Enters The War I THE GREAT WAR - Week 64.
The Battle of Loos saw a change in Allied strategy, which up until then had been a series of small-scale assaults that achieved little or no ground gained. Loos was to be different, Kitcheners Army was deployed in strength for the first time and an ambitious plan aimed to Brand: The History Press.
The Battle of Loos saw the British make minor gains in exchange for aro casualties. German losses are estimated at aro Though some ground had been gained, the fighting at Loos proved a failure as the British were unable to break through the German lines.
French forces elsewhere in Artois and Champagne met a similar fate. The Battle of Loos --The opening stages --The second day --Extracts from the diaries of Sir John French --General accounts --Gunners supporting the attack th Division th (Scottish) Division st Division th Division th Division th Division th (Scottish) Division --Indian Corps th Division --Guards and cavalry.
Buy Most Unfavourable Ground: The Battle of Loos, by Cherry, Niall (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7).
Get this from a library. The Battle of Loos. [Philip Warner] -- "On 25th Septemberand for a few days afterward, the small town of Loos, between Lens and La Bass?e in Northern France, became the centre of one of the most intense and bloody battles of the.
The book also offers a fascinating portrait of the life of ordinary French people behind the lines and their interaction with the British soldiers, which contrasts dramatically with the carnage of the frontline.
A none too predictable tale for this subject matter, The Battle of Loos is both different and captivating. The Battle of Loos was the largest British battle that took place in on the Western Front during World War was the first time the British used poison gas and the first mass engagement of New Army units.
The British battle was part of the attempt by the Allies to break through the German defences in Artois and Champagne and restore a war of movement.
BATTLE OF LOOS PHOTOS OF THE LOOS BATTLEFIELD. I have been collecting photographs and postcards of the Loos area for many years. A selection is included below. They are there for free use, but if you want to reproduce any in a book, publication or website, please email me first.
Paul Reed. Battleground Europe, Loos: Hill Barnsley, UK: Leo Cooper, E-mail Citation» History of the fighting near and at Hill An account that offers then-and-now comparisons of the landscape for battlefield tourists.
The book has particularly fine photographs and maps. Rawson, Andrew. Battleground Europe, Loos: Hohenzollern Redoubt. The Battle of Loos, 25 th September th Octoberis remembered a century later as a costly missed opportunity that saw the British Army sust casualties.
Many families lost sons, fathers, husbands, uncles and brothers needlessly. Below is part of a diary, ‘Remembrance – 6 th Royal West Kent Regiment ’ by Sidney T Kemp, revealing what it was like to live through the.
On SeptemSecond Lieutenant John Kipling of the British army, the only son of Nobel Prize-winning author Rudyard Kipling, is killed at. Posts about Battle of Loos written by archives 23 October George Sedding, A Social Lance-Corporal, 7th Bn, Norfolk Regt. Died of wounds received in the Battle of Loos.
The Battle of Loos was fought from 25 September until about 16 October in an area of coalmines and mining villages near the town of Lens, north of Arras. Six British divisions attacked strong German defences in support of French offensives to the south.
The Battle of Loos, Philip Warner. The battle of Loos of September is seen as one of the great 'missed changes' of the First World War, when a brave but poorly planned British attack came close to breaking through the German lines. Warner's classic account of the battle provides us with first hand accounts of the fighting.
I think Cloptonson's point is that some evidence is needed of the Indian officer's notability, e.g. that his actions are mentioned in books on the Battle of Loos (in the same way that almost any book written about Verdun mentions that Captain Charles de Gaulle fought and was captured there, so the article would be at fault if it failed to.
Herbert at the Battle of Loos Prelude On the morning of the battle, the regiments of the reserve 21st and 24th Divisions were still in the area of Noeux-les-Mines, still some way from the to the heavy losses of the frontline Divisions early on the 25th, the reserves were required much sooner than anticipated and so they had to up and march a few hours more to reach the front line at.
The Battle of Loos in September and October was the British Army's contribution to the major Allied offensive launched simultaneously with the main French offensive in Champagne. The French commander-in-chief General Joffre considered that the numerical superiority of his army, however temporary, would be sufficient to bring about the.
Read "Battle Story: Loos " by Peter Doyle available from Rakuten Kobo. The Battle of Loos saw a change in Allied strategy, which up until then had been a series of small-scale assaults that a Brand: The History Press.
The Black Watch Museum archive holds a considerable quantity of primary source material relating to the Battle of Loos, 24th September This event has significant resonance to both the regiment and the region, in particular to the City of Dundee which, to this day, still commemorates the battle and losses felt by the city.
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Battle of Loos by Philip Warner,Wordsworth Editions edition, in English The Battle of Loos ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: Loos is a small mining town between Lens and La Bassee in northern France.
But on 25th Septemberand for a few days after, it was the center of one of the most intense and bloody battles of the First World War.
The casualties were appalling ab of which the majority died Pages: Battle of Loos, Loos-en-Gohelle. likes. The Battle of Loos was a World War I battle that took place from in France on the Western Front, during 5/5(4).
German Regimental Diarist, after the Battle of Loos, September (in the Battle of Loos 8, British soldiers - out of nea - were killed or wounded in just three hours) Click the picture above or a blue arrow to see the previous or next quote, or click here to. The front line advances from 50 to m maximum.
The British authorities officially designate this battle the Battle of Loos. 4. The result of the attack. The British army loses one-tenth of its Expeditionary Corps (50, men killed). The only positive action is taking the village of Loos, an advance of 3, metres.The full story of the battle of Loos, an offensive presaging those of the Somme and Passchendaele, drawn from the memories and written accounts of veterans and survivors.
This is a new edition of a now classic book.Drawing on veterans' accounts and diaries, the author tells how, on 25th Septemberand for a few days afterwards, the small town of Loos, between Lens and La Bassee in Northern France, became the centre of one of the most intense and bloody battles of the First World War.5/5(1).