Loos 1915

the unwanted battle by Gordon Corrigan

Publisher: Spellmount in Stroud [England]

Written in English
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  • Loos, Battle of, Loos-en-Gohelle, France, 1915.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-166) and index.

Other titlesLoos nineteen fifteen
Statementby Gordon Corrigan.
LC ClassificationsD545.L66 C67 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 174 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22727680M
ISBN 101862272395

Books: Battle Story: Loos (Hardcover) The story of the Battle of Loos, which witnessed the first "big push" of World War I. The Battle of Loos saw a change in Allied strategy, which up until then had been a series of small-scale assaults that achieved little or no ground : Peter Doyle.   ‘World War One: a Chronicle Narrative’, by Philip Warner, includes a quote from Major General Richard Hilton, at the time a Forward Observation officer, that sums up a common view of the Battle of Loos nicely: “The real tragedy of that battle was its nearness to complete success. Anita Loos (Ap – Aug ) was an American author, playwright, and screenwriter, best known for Gentleman Prefer Blondes. She was born Corinne Anita Loos in what is today Mount Shasta, California. The story of her actual childhood seemed like a scenario fit for screen treatment. Battle of Loos I Corps: Lieutenant General H. de la P. Gough 2nd Division: Major General 5th Brigade: Brigadier General n 1/Queen's 2/Worcester 2/Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 2/Highland Light Infantry 1/7/King's 1/9/Highland Light Infantry 6th Brigade Brigadier General 1/King's 2/WorchesterFile Size: KB.

Description. Tommy’s War is the world’s leading range of 1/32 scale model figures. Cast in grey resin, this figure represents Piper Daniel Logan Laidlaw Victoria Cross of the 7th Bn Kings Own Scottish Borderers at Loos in in the action where he won his VC. Another diary relates the experience of the 6th Camerons at Loos more graphically. This manuscript notebook, written up after the war, was kept by James Campbell, a Lewis Gunner. It covers the period 8th July to 16th March MS Gen /6 Diary of James Campbell: excerpt of entry for 25th September, Anita Loos, Writer: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. While she is now best known for her book "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," Anita Loos was one of Hollywood's foremost early screenwriters. She began writing screen scenarios for the 'Biograph Company' at an early age (though as she later claimed), and the first to be produced, The New York Hat (), was not only directed by the legendary D.W. Occupation: Writer, Producer, Actress.   Battle of Loos, 25th September In memory of Lance Corporal William F. Bennett (), Private Alan Menzies (), Lance Corporal John Stewart () and Private George H. Stuart () The book ends at the Battle of Loos.

- Battle of Loos/ WWI. See more ideas about Wwi, Battle and World war one pins. This book is compiled as a tribute to the men of Lanarkshire and the sacrifice they made in the Battle of Loos, one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War, it . World War One (WW1) centenary battles remembrance: – (ii) The Battle of Loos – World War One (WW1) centenary battles remembrance: May – (i) 2nd Battle of Ypres, Belgium Year 11 into Sixth Form AL & IB (Level 3) History transition work.   Loos by Andrew Rawson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3).

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While much has been written about the campaigns and battles ofbut those that occurred in are less well known. Coleman's book on the battle of Loos fills an important gap. I feel it shows the steep learning curve the British faced as the adapted to fighting a large scale continental war/5.

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Brand: The History Press. the origins of the battle of loos: may–august The Battle of the Marne in September cast a long shadow over the events of the following four years.

The collapse of Germany's bold bid for victory in the west, and the failure of France's efforts to take the war to the enemy in Alsace-Lorraine, left both sides in uncharted : Get this from a library.

Loos [Nick Lloyd] -- The battle of Loos launched on 25 September would prove to be one of the most hard-fought battles that the British Expeditionary Force ever waged on the Western Front during the First World War. In September Kitcherner's men were in action for the first time in the largest offensive of the year.

Using gas, British troops managed to open a three mile gap in the German line. However, misuse of the reserves allowed the chance of success to pass by. In the following struggle for Hohenzollern Redboubt, the British were defeated time after time by superior weapons and tactics.

Loos The Unwanted Battle ISBN pages, 5 maps, 16 photographs £ At the risk of putting my head above the parapet and getting it shot off, Ive now read the Corrigan book twice and would like to put forward a few observations for comment. Can I add that if anyone has fou. Get this from a library.

Loos [Peter Doyle]. Read "Battle Story: Loos " by Peter Doyle available from Rakuten Kobo. The Battle of Loos saw a change in Allied strategy, which up until then had been a series of small-scale assaults that a Brand: The History Press.

Nick Lloyd presents a reassessment of the Battle of Loos, arguing that it was vital to the development of new strategies and tactics. He places it within its political and strategic context, as well as discusses command and control and the tactical realities of war on the Western Front during Read "Loos " by Nick Lloyd available from Rakuten Kobo.

The battle of Loos was one of the most hard-fought battles that the British Expeditionary Force ever waged on the Wester Brand: The History Press. Loos The Unwanted Battle Gordon Corrigan Amazon Price: £ Hardcover: pages (Octo ) Publisher: Spellmount Publishers: Loos Hohenzollern Redoubt (Battleground Europe Series) Andrew Rawson Amazon Price: £ Paperback: pages (December ).

The strategic position before Loos. Germany: Having moved more weight of their armies to the East, Germany had stood on the defensive in the West since late and had strongly resisted the French offensives there in the spring of They had also broken through strong enemy positions in Galicia in May They occupied a large area of Northern France and Belgium, and intended to hold on.

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Here is The. Attacks were launched inwith an attack in September and October including a reluctant British Expeditionary Force at Loos. The Unwanted Battle–> Loos The Unwanted Battle looks at before, during and after the battle. Before the battle focuses on why the British did not want the.

- Loos And The First Autumn Rudyard Kipling. OFFICIALLY, the formation of the 2nd Battalion of the Irish Guards dates from the 15th Julywhen it was announced that His Majesty the King had been “graciously pleased to approve” of the formation of two additional Battalions of Foot Guards—the 4th Grenadier Guards, and the 2nd.

Loos was to be different, Kitchener's Army was deployed in strength for the first time and an ambitious plan aimed to take ground over a mile front. As the fog of war descended the first day's gains were lost over subsequent days' fighting and in the end the 'Big Push' saw.

Loos by Nick Lloyd,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(17). He has recently published his findings in a book on the subject "LOOS ".

Duration 40 minutes. The was recorded at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom on 08 October   As my colleague, Nick Lloyd has written in his book Loosthe casualty rate for British divisions engaged on this day was equal, if not greater, than that of the better-remembered first day of the battle of the Somme in For the German defenders of the Western Front, however, the battle at Loos is remembered differently.

The scene depicts a Scottish Regiment in the village of Loos rescuing a little French girl from the fierce battle in This image is featured in the book The Art of Fortunino Matania: catalogue of original art & prints as FIG 3.

Taking Loos-en-Gohelle. The 9th Black Watch, the London Irish Rifles and the Irish Guards wait in front of the double slagheap (site of the 11/19), the village, Pit 14bis and the chalkpit.

For 10 minutes, on Septem at a.m, smoke is released, followed by gas, and then comes the advance towards the German lines. Many monuments and cemeteries reflect the destruction during World War I which completely destroyed the town, particularly during the Battle of Loos, from 25 September - 8 October A major battle was fought by the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Hill 70 between 15–25 Augustresulting in the capture of that landscape feature Country: France.

25th Sep 8th SLI in action at Chalk Pit Wood The 8th Somerset Light Infantry are in action at Chalk Pit Wood, Loos during the Battle of Loos. 25th Sep Into Action at the Gallop 25th Sep Beyond all Imagination 25th Sep 8th East Yorks in action According to the Battalion War Diary 8th Bn East Yorkshire Regiment took part in the main attack at Loos on the 25th September Campaign in France: The Battles of Aubers Ridge, Festubert & Loos Considered in relation to the Field Service Regulations.

Aldershot, UK: Gale and Polden, E-mail Citation» Summary of the battle by a British army officer as it related to others in in relation to the Field Service Regulations. Artois-Loos Offensive.

In May,Henri-Philippe Petain and 9th French Army launched an attack at Artois. Petain initially made good progress but was unable to take the main objective, Vimy Ridge. On 25th September Anglo-French forces launched another offensive at Artois and at nearby Loos.

Corinne Anita Loos (Ap – Aug ) was an American screenwriter, playwright and author, primarily known for her successful novel, Gentlemen Prefer ng the first-ever female staff scriptwriter in when D.W. Griffith put her on the payroll at Triangle Film Corporation, she went on to write many of the Douglas Fairbanks films, as well as the stage adaptation Born: Corinne Anita Loos, ApSisson.

MOST UNFAVOURABLE GROUND. NEW BOOK ON THE BATTLE OF LOOS. Niall Cherry has produced a new in-depth study of the Battle of Loos. The following is from the Helion website: The year of had been a difficult one for the British Expeditionary Force, the war that had started in August had not been over by the expected time of Christmas.

by Dr DAVID JORDAN. In the introduction to his excellent book on the battle, my colleague Nick Lloyd observed that the battle of Loos remained forgotten, ‘lost in the myths of rumour, hearsay and myth’, even though it was the largest land battle that Britain had fought up until that point, and was marked by a number of thus places the battle within the context of the .Most Unfavourable Ground: The Battle of Loos, (English Edition) eBook: Cherry, Niall: : Tienda Kindle/5(5).