verdun

  1. Germans bleed the French at Verdun, but how long?

    Suppose the German manage to take this line by the end of June. Le Mort Homme, Fort Souville and Tavannes are all in German hands. Verdun (together with the French supplies and their artillery) is now threatened by the German artillery hiding behind the German controlled heights. The French...
  2. WI German attack on both sides of Meuse at Verdun

    The initial German offensive at Verdun was quite successful, but given that the Germans only attacked East to the river, they quickly found themselves in crossfire from across the other bank of the Meuse, which hampered their forces. Had they attacked on both sides of the river, such problem...
  3. M.C.Schock

    The Alternate History of BF1

    In the game Battlefield 1, there is a game mode called "Operations". You get "reenact" certain battles during World War 1 and it is all good fun. After each battle, the narrator will describe the outcome of the battle and give you a small history lesson on the subject. However, if your team...
  4. Peabody-Martini

    Stupid Luck and Happenstance.
    Threadmarks: Part 1 Chapter 1

    Chapter One 28th February, 1916 Verdun Front, France “I thought I told you not to look” The Surgeon told Emil Holz as he was cleaning the gash that ran from his elbow to his shoulder that had been made by a French bayonet. “If this gets infected the man who did this might as well have got you...
  5. Marianne Wept: An Interwar Timeline

    Meat and Meatgrinders As the Great War dragged on, German planners became increasingly convinced that it would no longer be possible to break through the French line and force surrender. In 1916, Erich von Falkenhayn, the German Chief of Staff, adopted a newer strategy; inflicting massive...
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