This blog post is the last one in the series of blog posts to celebrate the end of the war but to also commemorate the soldiers who fought for our country. If you haven’t read the last 4 blog posts make sure to check them out here.
15th July 2018
The Second Battle of the Marne took place near the River Marne. The German Army reached the Marne on the 5th June and General Erich von Ludendorff launched the Second Battle of the Marne on the 15th July 2018 which included 24 divisions of the French Army, and soldiers from the United States, Britain and Italy. On the 20th July 2018 the German began to withdraw. By the end of the battle, there were 95, 000 French casualties, 13, 000 British, 12,000 casualties form the United States and there were 168, 000 German casualties.
9th November 2018
Kaiser Wilhelm the Second who was the German Kaiser (emperor) and King of Prussia was forced to abdicate the throne. He left Germany with his family and went to live in Holland.
11th November 2018
Armistice day was when the war finally ended. Germany had formally surrendered and all the nations involved in the war stopped fighting while the terms of peace were negotiated.
And here we are today. We hope you have enjoyed these last 5 blog posts and found them interesting. Our next blog post won’t be about the events that happened during the war but it will certainly be to do with something that happened over in France or Belgium over the last 4 years.
Thank you for reading xx