Historical Article: The Race For the Sea

historical-article-the-race-for-the-sea-logoThe Battle of Ypres Autumn 1914

By John Dudek @ The Wargamer

In the Autumn of 1914, during WWI’s “Race For the Sea,” the final gasp of mobile warfare between the warring Anglo-French Allies and German Central powers came with the Battle of Ypres. The Great War that began with the assassination of an Austro-Hungarian Grand Duke now spread throughout the far corners of the world, while encompassing most of the key players on the world stage. Nowhere was the fighting more fierce and prolonged as that now taking place throughout France and Belgium.

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