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The American Expeditionary Forces (A. E. F., A.E.F. or AEF) was a formation of the United States Army on the Western Front of World War I. The AEF was established on July 5, 1917, in France under the command of Gen.
Amiens is a city and commune in northern France, north of Paris and south-west of Lille.
An armoured corps (also mechanized corps or tank corps) is a military unit specialized to engage in armoured warfare.
Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.
The Australian Army is Australia's military land force.
The Australian Corps was a World War I army corps that contained all five Australian infantry divisions serving on the Western Front.
The Australian Flying Corps (AFC) was the branch of the Australian Army responsible for operating aircraft during World War I, and the forerunner of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
A barrage is massed artillery fire aimed at points, typically apart, along one or more lines that can be from a few hundred to several thousand yards long.
The Battle of Amiens, also known as the Third Battle of Picardy (3ème Bataille de Picardie), was the opening phase of the Allied offensive which began on 8 August 1918, later known as the Hundred Days Offensive, that ultimately led to the end of the First World War.
The Battle of Arras (also known as the Second Battle of Arras) was a British offensive on the Western Front during World War I. From 9 April to 16 May 1917, British troops attacked German defences near the French city of Arras on the Western Front.
The Battle of Cambrai (Battle of Cambrai, 1917, First Battle of Cambrai and Schlacht von Cambrai) was a British attack followed by the biggest German counter-attack against the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) since 1914, in the First World War.
Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, (17 November 1887 – 24 March 1976), nicknamed "Monty" and "The Spartan General", was a senior British Army officer who fought in both the First World War and the Second World War.
William Morris Hughes, (25 September 186228 October 1952) was an Australian politician who served as the seventh Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1915 to 1923.
A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.
The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was the British Army sent to the Western Front during the First World War.
Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean (18 November 1879 – 30 August 1968), usually identified as C.E.W. Bean, was an Australian World War I war correspondent and historian.
Combined arms is an approach to warfare which seeks to integrate different combat arms of a military to achieve mutually complementary effects (for example, using infantry and armor in an urban environment, where one supports the other, or both support each other).
A company is a military unit, typically consisting of 80–150 soldiers and usually commanded by a major or a captain.
The Distinguished Conduct Medal, post-nominal letters DCM, was established in 1854 by Queen Victoria as a decoration for gallantry in the field by other ranks of the British Army.
The Distinguished Service Cross is the second highest military award that can be given to a member of the United States Army (and previously the United States Air Force), for extreme gallantry and risk of life in actual combat with an armed enemy force.
Doughboy was an informal term for a member of the United States Army or Marine Corps, especially used to refer to members of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, but initially used in the Mexican–American War of 1846–1848.
Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, (19 June 1861 – 29 January 1928), was a senior officer of the British Army.
Major General Ewen George Sinclair-Maclagan, (24 December 1868 – 24 November 1948) was an officer in the British Army who fought in British India and the Second Boer War.
The First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) was the main expeditionary force of the Australian Army during World War I. It was formed on 15 August 1914, following Britain's declaration of war on Germany, initially with a strength of one infantry division and one light horse brigade.
The First Battle of Morlancourt was fought over the period 28–30 March 1918, on the Western Front during World War I. The battle saw troops from the Australian 3rd Division advance to fill a gap in the Allied line that had formed north of the River Somme during the German Spring Offensive.
The First Battle of Villers-Bretonneux (30 March – 5 April 1918), took place during Operation Michael, part of the German Spring Offensive on the Western Front.
Fouilloy is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.
The Fourth Army was a field army that formed part of the British Expeditionary Force during the First World War.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.
Georges Benjamin Clemenceau (28 September 1841 – 24 November 1929) was a French politician, physician, and journalist who was Prime Minister of France during the First World War.
The Imperial German Army (Deutsches Heer) was the name given to the combined land and air forces of the German Empire (excluding the Marine-Fliegerabteilung maritime aviation formations of the Imperial German Navy).
In artillery, grapeshot is a type of shot that is not one solid element, but a mass of small metal balls or slugs packed tightly into a canvas bag.
Hamelet is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.
Major General Harold Edward "Pompey" Elliott, (19 June 1878 – 23 March 1931) was a senior officer in the Australian Army during the First World War.
Henry Dalziel, VC (18 February 1893 – 24 July 1965) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
General Henry Seymour Rawlinson, 1st Baron Rawlinson, (20 February 1864 – 28 March 1925), known as Sir Henry Rawlinson, 2nd Baronet between 1895 and 1919, was a British First World War general best known for his roles in the Battle of the Somme of 1916 and the Battle of Amiens in 1918.
The human wave attack, also known as the human sea attack, is an offensive infantry tactic in which an attacker conducts an unprotected frontal assault with densely concentrated infantry formations against the enemy line, intended to overrun the defenders by engaging in melee combat.
Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.
General of the Armies John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing (September 13, 1860 – July 15, 1948) was a senior United States Army officer.
General Sir John Monash, (27 June 1865 – 8 October 1931) was a civil engineer and an Australian military commander of the First World War.
Joseph Brown Sanborn (1855–1934) was Commander of the 131st Infantry Regiment of the 33rd Division during World War I.
Sir Keith Arthur Murdoch (12 August 1885 – 4 October 1952) was an Australian journalist and the father of Rupert Murdoch, the current CEO and Chairman of News Corp.
Sir Lawrence James Wackett (2 January 1896 – 18 March 1982) is widely regarded as "father of the Australian aircraft industry".
Le Hamel is a commune in the Somme department and Hauts-de-France region of northern France.
The Lewis gun (or Lewis automatic machine gun or Lewis automatic rifle) is a First World War-era light machine gun of US design that was perfected and mass-produced in the United Kingdom, and widely used by British and British Empire troops during the war.
Lieutenant general (abbreviated LTGEN and pronounced 'Lef-tenant General') is the second-highest active rank of the Australian Army and was created as a direct equivalent of the British military rank of lieutenant general.
The British Mark V tankMark V.
The Maxim gun was a weapon invented by American-born British inventor Hiram Stevens Maxim in 1884: it was the first recoil-operated machine gun in production.
The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.
The Medium Mark A Whippet was a British tank of the First World War.
The Military Cross (MC) is the third-level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British Armed Forces, and used to be awarded to officers of other Commonwealth countries.
The Military Medal (MM) was a military decoration awarded to personnel of the British Army and other services, and formerly also to personnel of other Commonwealth countries, below commissioned rank, for bravery in battle on land.
Morlancourt is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.
News Corp Australia (formerly News Limited) is one of Australia's largest media companies, employing more than 8,000 staff nationwide and approximately 3,000 journalists.
In war, a victor gives no quarter (or takes no prisoners) when the victor shows no clemency or mercy and refuses to spare the life of a vanquished opponent in return for their surrender at discretion (unconditional surrender).
Peaceful penetration was an Australian infantry tactic used toward the end of the First World War (though it was also used by the New Zealanders), which was a cross between trench raiding and patrolling.
A platoon is a military unit typically composed of two or more squads/sections/patrols.
Prejudice is an affective feeling towards a person or group member based solely on that person's group membership.
Prone position is a body position in which one lies flat with the chest down and the back up.
A rank is a line of military personnel, drawn up in line abreast (i.e. standing side by side).
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Tank Regiment (RTR) is the oldest tank unit in the world, being formed by the British Army in 1916 during the Great War.
The Second Battle of Morlancourt was fought over the period 4–14 May 1918, on the Western Front during World War I. The battle took place during the final stages of the German Spring Offensive.
The Second Battle of the Marne (Seconde Bataille de la Marne), or Battle of Reims (15 July – 6 August 1918) was the last major German offensive on the Western Front during the First World War.
Sergeant major is a senior non-commissioned rank or appointment in many militaries around the world.
The Somme is a river in Picardy, northern France.
The 1918 Spring Offensive, or Kaiserschlacht (Kaiser's Battle), also known as the Ludendorff Offensive, was a series of German attacks along the Western Front during the First World War, beginning on 21 March 1918, which marked the deepest advances by either side since 1914.
A spur is a metal tool designed to be worn in pairs on the heels of riding boots for the purpose of directing a horse to move forward or laterally while riding.
A tank is an armoured fighting vehicle designed for front-line combat, with heavy firepower, strong armour, tracks and a powerful engine providing good battlefield maneuverability.
The Third Battle of Morlancourt was fought on 10 June 1918, on the Western Front during World War I. The battle took place during the final stages of the German Spring Offensive, and saw troops from the Australian 2nd Division carry out a dusk assault on the Morlancourt spur, which provided observation of the village of Sailly-Laurette, to the south of Morlancourt.
Thomas A. Pope (December 15, 1894 – June 14, 1989) was a soldier in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Hamel during World War I. For this action, he was also awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal by King George V.
Thomas Leslie "Jack" Axford, (18 June 1894 – 11 October 1983) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Trench warfare is a type of land warfare using occupied fighting lines consisting largely of military trenches, in which troops are well-protected from the enemy's small arms fire and are substantially sheltered from artillery.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.
Ville-sur-Ancre is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.
Villers-Bretonneux is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.
The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.
In the military science of fortification, wire obstacles are defensive obstacles made from barbed wire, barbed tape or concertina wire.
Wireless communication, or sometimes simply wireless, is the transfer of information or power between two or more points that are not connected by an electrical conductor.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
The 11th Brigade is an Australian Army brigade which currently comprises most Australian Army Reserve units located in Queensland.
The 12th Brigade was an infantry brigade of the Australian Army.
The 131st Infantry Regiment is an Infantry Regiment in the Army National Guard.
The 132nd Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment of the United States Army, part of the Illinois Army National Guard.
The 13th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 13th Brigade is an Army Reserve formation of the Australian Army.
The 13th Division (13. Division) was a unit of the Prussian/German Army.
The 14th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 14th Brigade was an infantry brigade of the Australian Army.
The 15th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 15th Brigade was an infantry brigade of the Australian Army.
The 16th Battalion, Royal Western Australia Regiment (16 RWAR) is an Australian Army reserve infantry battalion located in Western Australia and one of the two battalions of the Royal Western Australia Regiment.
The 21st Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 23rd Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 25th Battalion was an infantry unit of the Australian Army.
The 2nd Division commands all the reserve brigades in Australia.
The 33rd Infantry Division was a formation of the U.S. Army National Guard between 1917 and 1968.
The 3rd Division was an infantry division of the Australian Army.
The 41st Battalion, Royal New South Wales Regiment, (41 RNSWR), is an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 42nd Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 43rd Battalion was an Australian Army infantry unit that was originally formed during the First World War as part of the all-volunteer Australian Imperial Force.
The 44th Battalion was an infantry unit of the Australian Army.
The 4th Brigade is a brigade-level formation of the Australian Army.
The Australian 4th Division was formed in the First World War during the expansion of the Australian Imperial Force infantry brigades in February 1916.
The 54th Reserve Division (54. Reserve-Division) was a unit of the Imperial German Army in World War I. The division was formed in September 1914 and organized over the next month, arriving in the line in October.
The 55th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 57th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 58th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 59th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 5th Division was an infantry division of the Australian Army which served during the First and Second World Wars.
The 60th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 6th Combat Support Brigade is an Australian Army brigade.
7th Brigade is a combined arms formation or brigade of the Australian Army.