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@sarahcmcooper

Articles by Sarah Cooper:

1.  The Battle of the Somme was originally meant to be predominantly a French offensive. The Battle of the Somme was first planned in late…

One of the common techniques used in warfare during the First World War was mining. There were various mines planted under trenches, then detonated to…

The Battle of Amiens started nearly 100 years ago in Picardy, France, in 1918. The major combat lasted until August 12th and was a success…

When the Second World War was finally over, Germany was divided up into four occupation zones among the Allied forces. Berlin was also divided up…

During World War Two, Britain found itself facing the threat of air raids. German bomber planes would fly above cities and attempt to destroy factories contributing…

Superstitions have been around since the early days of humanity, so it is not surprising that military men have often conjured up superstitious beliefs themselves.…

Since the invention of photography in the 1800’s, photographers have roamed battlefields and ventured into dangerous situations to capture explosions, devastation, and the many atrocities of…

1.  The Battle of the Somme was originally meant to be predominantly a French offensive. The Battle of the Somme was first planned in late…

The Hardest Day in the Battle of Britain took place on August 18th, 1940 when the German Luftwaffe decided to try and destroy the UK…

When the Second World War was finally over, Germany was divided up into four occupation zones among the Allied forces. Berlin was also divided up…

Superstitions have been around since the early days of humanity, so it is not surprising that military men have often conjured up superstitious beliefs themselves.…

Taking place on August 23rd, 1914 the Battle of Mons was a clash between the British Army and the advancing German Army in Mons, Belgium.…