The Somme, Volume 2. The Second Battle of the Somme (1918)
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The Somme, Volume 2. The Second Battle of the Somme (1918)

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  • ILLUSTRATED MICHELIN GUIDES TO THE BATTLE-FIELDS (1914-1918)
  • HOTELS
  • THE SECOND BATTLE OF THE SOMME.
    • THE BATTLEFIELD.
    • General View of the Second Battle of the Somme (1918). The German Offensive: Formation of the Montdidier Pocket(March 21-April 24.)
  • THE GERMAN OFFENSIVE OF MARCH 21.
    • The German Strategy and Tactics.
  • THE BATTLE.
    • THE DISRUPTION OF THE BRITISH FRONT.
    • THE INTERVENTION OF THE FRENCH.
    • THE BATTLE OF DISRUPTION.
    • Crossing the Water-line of the Crozat Canal, Somme and Tortille (March 23-24).
    • The Fall of Noyon and the Fighting on the old Battlefield of the Somme.
    • The Push towards Montdidier and Fall of Roye. The Push towards Amiens and Fall of Albert.
    • Allied Unity of Command.
    • The Fall of Montdidier. The Growing Resistance on the Wings.
    • The Battle for Amiens. The Allies consolidate their front and counter-attack.
    • The General Attack at the bottom of the Pocket and the holding of the German Advance.
    • The Results of the German Offensive of March 21.
    • The Trench Warfare Period.
    • The Attack of April 24 on Villers-Bretonneux.
    • Ludendorff's Opinion.
  • THE ALLIES' OFFENSIVES IN PICARDY. August-September 1918.
    • The Strategy and Tactics of the Allies.
  • I.—THE ATTACK ON THE SALIENT OF ALBERT-MONTDIDIER-LASSIGNY. August 8-13, 1918.
    • The Front Line and the Opposing Forces.
    • The Franco-British Attack of August 8, 1918.
    • From August 9 to 12.
    • The French Manœuvre. Liberating Montdidier.
  • II.—THE BRITISH OFFENSIVE NORTH OF THE SOMME AND THE FRENCH OFFENSIVE BETWEEN THE OISE AND AISNE. August 18-29.
  • III.—THE OFFENSIVES ON THE SCARPE AND AILETTE. August 25-September 8, 1918.
  • IV.—THE OFFENSIVES AGAINST THE OUTWORKS OF THE HINDENBURG LINE. September 10-25.
  • FROM AMIENS TO COMPIÈGNE
    • AMIENS TO COMPIÈGNE See route-map, p. 57.
    • From Villers-Bretonneux to Moreuil, via Demuin, Hill 104, Mézières and Villers-aux-Érables.
    • The Battle of 1870.
    • The Battles of 1918.
    • Hill 104.
    • Moreuil.
    • From Moreuil to Montdidier, via Mailly-Raineval, Grivesnes and Cantigny. Mailly-Raineval and Hill 103
    • Ailly-sur-Noye.
    • Folleville.
    • Grivesnes.
  • MONTDIDIER
    • MONTDIDIER IN 1918.
    • The German offensive—March 27.
    • The Enemy's Advance held.
    • March 28.
    • March 29.
    • March 30.
    • The Liberation on Montdidier. (August 8-10, 1918.).
    • A VISIT TO MONTDIDIER.
    • From Montdidier to Cuvilly, via Assainvillers, Piennes, Rollot, Boulogne-la-Grasse, Conchy-les-Pots and Orvillers-Sorel.
    • Piennes.
    • Boulogne-la-Grasse.
    • Belloy Plateau.
    • From Belloy Plateau to Compiègne, via Ressons-sur-Matz, Marquéglise, Margny-sur-Matz, Élincourt-St. Marguerite, Marest-sur-Matz, Coudun and Bienville.
  • ALPHABETICAL INDEX of the places mentioned in this Guide.
  • MICHELIN DURING THE WAR
  • THE Michelin TOURING OFFICE
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