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battle of arras

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Dates

The battle was in April 9, 1917 – May 16, 1917. The location was in France

The paragraph of arras

The battle of arras between the British and Germany

number of causalities

British 160,000 casualties and 125,000 German casualties.

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these are the people who lead the war

The Retreat of the Germans at the Battle of Arras, 1918
The Great War In The Air - 304 Battle Of Arras
WWI - Retreat of the Germans at the Battle of Arras Rl2 220739-01
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The Battle of Arras began in a snowstorm on 9th April 1917, when Australian, British, and Canadian Divisions fought on a front from Vimy Ridge in the north (Canadian sector), to the trenches east of Arras (British sector), to Bullecourt in the south (Australian sector). It was hoped that the much-awaited breakthrough might be made here, and as always the Cavalry were kept on hand – and indeed used on one occasion. However, the key purpose of the offensive was to tie down the German army in a joint effort with the French, who were simultaneously attacking on the Chemin des Dames. This latter offensive was a complete and costly failure – resulting in mutinies among many French divisions. The Battle of Arras slogged on until mid-May 1917, following a final large-scale attack on 3rd May when casualties were particularly high on the British side. It became the greatest killing battle of the war, with a daily casualty rate even higher than the Somme:

The Battle of Arras began in a snowstorm on 9th April 1917, when Australian, British, and Canadian Divisions fought on a front from Vimy Ridge in the north (Canadian sector), to the trenches east of Arras (British sector), to Bullecourt in the south (Australian sector).

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