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Battle of the Selle

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The Battle of the Selle (17–25 October 1918) was a battle between Allied forces and the German Army, fought during the Hundred Days Offensive of World War I. [1]

26 relations: Allies of World War I, Battle of Cambrai (1918), Battlefield 1, Counterattack, Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, Erich Ludendorff, Float (nautical), Fourth Army (United Kingdom), France, Frederick William Hedges, German Army (German Empire), Henry Horne, 1st Baron Horne, Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baron Rawlinson, Hundred Days Offensive, Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy, Le Cateau-Cambrésis, Nave, Quartermaster general, Sambre–Oise Canal, Selle, Thun-Saint-Martin, Victoria Cross, Wassigny, Wilhelm II, German Emperor, World War I, 1st Army (France).

Allies of World War I

The Allies of World War I, or Entente Powers, were the countries that opposed the Central Powers in the First World War.

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Battle of Cambrai (1918)

The Battle of Cambrai, 1918 (also known as the Second Battle of Cambrai) was a battle between troops of the British First, Third and Fourth Armies and German Empire forces during the Hundred Days Offensive of the First World War.

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Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1 is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts.

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Counterattack

A counterattack is a tactic employed in response to an attack, with the term originating in "war games".

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Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig

Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, (19 June 1861 – 29 January 1928), was a senior officer of the British Army.

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Erich Ludendorff

Erich Friedrich Wilhelm Ludendorff (9 April 1865 – 20 December 1937) was a German general, the victor of the Battle of Liège and the Battle of Tannenberg.

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Float (nautical)

Floats (also called pontoons) are airtight hollow structures, similar to pressure vessels, designed to provide buoyancy in water.

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Fourth Army (United Kingdom)

The Fourth Army was a field army that formed part of the British Expeditionary Force during the First World War.

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France

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.

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Frederick William Hedges

Frederick William Hedges (6 June 1896 – 29 May 1954) was a British recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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German Army (German Empire)

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).

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Henry Horne, 1st Baron Horne

General Henry Sinclair Horne, 1st Baron Horne, (19 February 1861 – 14 August 1929) was a military officer in the British Army, most notable for his generalship during the First World War.

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Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baron Rawlinson

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.

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Hundred Days Offensive

The Hundred Days Offensive was the final period of the First World War, during which the Allies launched a series of offensives against the Central Powers on the Western Front from 8 August to 11 November 1918, beginning with the Battle of Amiens.

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Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy

Field Marshal Julian Hedworth George Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy, (11 September 1862 – 6 June 1935) was a British Army officer who served as Governor General of Canada, the 12th since Canadian Confederation.

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Le Cateau-Cambrésis

Le Cateau-Cambrésis is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

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Nave

The nave is the central aisle of a basilica church, or the main body of a church (whether aisled or not) between its rear wall and the far end of its intersection with the transept at the chancel.

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Quartermaster general

A quartermaster general is the staff officer in charge of supplies for a whole army.

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Sambre–Oise Canal

The Canal de la Sambre à l'Oise is a canal in northern France.

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Selle

The Selle (also spelt Celle in the Oise) is a river of Picardy, France.

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Thun-Saint-Martin

Thun-Saint-Martin is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.

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Wassigny

Wassigny is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

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Wilhelm II, German Emperor

Wilhelm II (Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert von Hohenzollern; 27 January 18594 June 1941) was the last German Emperor (Kaiser) and King of Prussia, ruling the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from 15 June 1888 to 9 November 1918.

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World War I

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.

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1st Army (France)

The First Army (1re Armée) was a field army of France that fought during World War I and World War II.

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Redirects here:

Battle of Selle, Pursuit to the Selle.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Selle

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