DONCASTER S. YORKS, UK
|Re: The Aisne-Marne Offensive-18 July-6 Aug. 1918-Foch fights back|
|Posted on: 9/19/2017 3:46:45 AM|
|One positive result of the earlier German successes had been the appointment of Ferdinand Foch as overall Commander in Chief on the Western Front. |
Even before the German offensive on the Marne he had been planning a massive counterattack in the area. This was to involve four French armies attacking all around the salient created during the Third Battle of the Aisne.
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