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  • #46
    1. Verdun ( 306,000 Dead and 496,000 Wounded, French and German)
    2. The Somme (Allied casualties; 623,907 men. German casualties; 465,000 - 595,294 men)
    3. Le Chemin des dames 187 000 Dead or Wounded on the french side
    163 000 on the German Side.
    4. Passchendaele (Allied 244,897 German 400,000)
    5. First Battle of the Marne (casualties 263,000, of whom 81,700 died on the Allied Side, 220,000 on the German Side


    6. Battle of Galicia: 225,000 Russian casualties, 324,000 Austro-Hungarian casualties

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    • #47
      Baker's Dozen of Deadliest battles

      1. Verdun ( 306,000 Dead and 496,000 Wounded, French and German)
      2. The Somme (Allied casualties; 623,907 men. German casualties; 465,000 - 595,294 men)
      3. Le Chemin des dames 187 000 Dead or Wounded on the french side
      163 000 on the German Side.
      4. Passchendaele (Allied 244,897 German 400,000)
      5. First Battle of the Marne (casualties 263,000, of whom 81,700 died on the Allied Side, 220,000 on the German Side
      6. Battle of Galicia: 225,000 Russian casualties, 324,000 Austro-Hungarian casualties

      7. Brusilov Offensive (1.6 million. Austrians: 1.1 million W/KIA plus 400,000 POWs; Russians: approx. 0.5 million)

      BoRG

      You may not be interested in War, but War is interested in You - Leon Trotski, June 1919.

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      • #48
        Baker's Dozen of Deadliest battles

        1. Verdun ( 306,000 Dead and 496,000 Wounded, French and German)
        2. The Somme (Allied casualties; 623,907 men. German casualties; 465,000 - 595,294 men)
        3. Le Chemin des dames 187 000 Dead or Wounded on the french side
        163 000 on the German Side.
        4. Passchendaele (Allied 244,897 German 400,000)
        5. First Battle of the Marne (casualties 263,000, of whom 81,700 died on the Allied Side, 220,000 on the German Side
        6. Battle of Galicia: 225,000 Russian casualties, 324,000 Austro-Hungarian casualties
        7. Brusilov Offensive (1.6 million. Austrians: 1.1 million W/KIA plus 400,000 POWs; Russians: approx. 0.5 million)

        8. Battle of Passchendaele (Allied Casualties 448 000 German Casualties 260 000)







        à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

        Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
        (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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        • #49
          Baker's Dozen of Deadliest battles

          1. Verdun ( 306,000 Dead and 496,000 Wounded, French and German)
          2. The Somme (Allied casualties; 623,907 men. German casualties; 465,000 - 595,294 men)
          3. Le Chemin des dames 187 000 Dead or Wounded on the french side
          163 000 on the German Side.
          4. Passchendaele (Allied 244,897 German 400,000)
          5. First Battle of the Marne (casualties 263,000, of whom 81,700 died on the Allied Side, 220,000 on the German Side
          6. Battle of Galicia: 225,000 Russian casualties, 324,000 Austro-Hungarian casualties
          7. Brusilov Offensive (1.6 million. Austrians: 1.1 million W/KIA plus 400,000 POWs; Russians: approx. 0.5 million)
          8. Battle of Passchendaele (Allied Casualties 448 000 German Casualties 260 000)

          9.Battle of the Yser and the race to the sea. (French and Belgium KIA: 90 000, german KIA 40 000 at least)

          "To hell wars Grudges and parties ! As our fathers Sing in real friends, The clink of glasses Roses and lilies. The clink of glasses Roses and lilies."

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          • #50
            Baker's Dozen of Deadliest battles

            1. Verdun ( 306,000 Dead and 496,000 Wounded, French and German)
            2. The Somme (Allied casualties; 623,907 men. German casualties; 465,000 - 595,294 men)
            3. Le Chemin des dames 187 000 Dead or Wounded on the french side
            163 000 on the German Side.
            4. Passchendaele (Allied 244,897 German 400,000)
            5. First Battle of the Marne (casualties 263,000, of whom 81,700 died on the Allied Side, 220,000 on the German Side
            6. Battle of Galicia: 225,000 Russian casualties, 324,000 Austro-Hungarian casualties
            7. Brusilov Offensive (1.6 million. Austrians: 1.1 million W/KIA plus 400,000 POWs; Russians: approx. 0.5 million)
            8. Battle of Passchendaele (Allied Casualties 448 000 German Casualties 260 000)
            9.Battle of the Yser and the race to the sea. (French and Belgium KIA: 90 000, german KIA 40 000 at least)

            10. Bataille des Dardanelles (Gallipoli Campaign) Allied 147 000 dead
            97 000 wounded, German. Austrian, Turks 154 000 Dead, 99 000 Wounded




            Last edited by PGT Beauregard; 18 Jan 11, 08:49.
            à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

            Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
            (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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            • #51
              Baker's Dozen of Deadliest battles

              1. Verdun ( 306,000 Dead and 496,000 Wounded, French and German)
              2. The Somme (Allied casualties; 623,907 men. German casualties; 465,000 - 595,294 men)
              3. Le Chemin des dames 187 000 Dead or Wounded on the french side
              163 000 on the German Side.
              4. Passchendaele (Allied 244,897 German 400,000)
              5. First Battle of the Marne (casualties 263,000, of whom 81,700 died on the Allied Side, 220,000 on the German Side
              6. Battle of Galicia: 225,000 Russian casualties, 324,000 Austro-Hungarian casualties
              7. Brusilov Offensive (1.6 million. Austrians: 1.1 million W/KIA plus 400,000 POWs; Russians: approx. 0.5 million)
              8. Battle of Passchendaele (Allied Casualties 448 000 German Casualties 260 000)
              9.Battle of the Yser and the race to the sea. (French and Belgium KIA: 90 000, german KIA 40 000 at least)
              10. Bataille des Dardanelles (Gallipoli Campaign) Allied 147 000 dead
              97 000 wounded, German. Austrian, Turks 154 000 Dead, 99 000 Wounded

              11. Gorlice–Tarnów Offensive ( 240 000 Russians - 90 000 Germans and Austrians)

              BoRG

              You may not be interested in War, but War is interested in You - Leon Trotski, June 1919.

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              • #52
                Baker's Dozen of Deadliest battles

                1. Verdun ( 306,000 Dead and 496,000 Wounded, French and German)
                2. The Somme (Allied casualties; 623,907 men. German casualties; 465,000 - 595,294 men)
                3. Le Chemin des dames 187 000 Dead or Wounded on the french side
                163 000 on the German Side.
                4. Passchendaele (Allied 244,897 German 400,000)
                5. First Battle of the Marne (casualties 263,000, of whom 81,700 died on the Allied Side, 220,000 on the German Side
                6. Battle of Galicia: 225,000 Russian casualties, 324,000 Austro-Hungarian casualties
                7. Brusilov Offensive (1.6 million. Austrians: 1.1 million W/KIA plus 400,000 POWs; Russians: approx. 0.5 million)
                8. Battle of Passchendaele (Allied Casualties 448 000 German Casualties 260 000)
                9.Battle of the Yser and the race to the sea. (French and Belgium KIA: 90 000, german KIA 40 000 at least)
                10. Bataille des Dardanelles (Gallipoli Campaign) Allied 147 000 dead
                97 000 wounded, German. Austrian, Turks 154 000 Dead, 99 000 Wounded
                11. Gorlice–Tarnów Offensive ( 240 000 Russians - 90 000 Germans and Austrians)
                12. Battle of Erzurum - One of the more lopsided battles of the war (5,000 Russian casualties - 79,000 Turkish casualties and 5,000 prisoners)

                13. Gallipoli (Allies; 220,000 casualties. Ottoman Empire; 253,000 casualties)


                Never Fear the Event

                Admiral Lord Nelson

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                • #53
                  Baker's Dozen of the Famous Who Served

                  1. Bela Lugosi (Officer in the Austro-Hungarian Army)


                  Last edited by Post Captain; 18 Jan 11, 12:24.
                  Never Fear the Event

                  Admiral Lord Nelson

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                  • #54
                    Baker's Dozen of the Famous Who Served

                    1. Bela Lugosi (Officer in the Austro-Hungarian Army)

                    2. Guillaume Apollinaire, Sous-Lieutenant, 96ème régiment d'infanterie.

                    "To hell wars Grudges and parties ! As our fathers Sing in real friends, The clink of glasses Roses and lilies. The clink of glasses Roses and lilies."

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                    • #55
                      Baker's Dozen of the Famous Who Served

                      1. Bela Lugosi (Officer in the Austro-Hungarian Army)
                      2. Guillaume Apollinaire, Sous-Lieutenant, 96ème régiment d'infanterie.

                      3. Georges Carpentier 1894 – 1975
                      Carpentier was an aviator during World War I and was awarded two of the highest French military honors, the Croix de Guerre and the Médaille Militaire.







                      Jack Dempsey and Georges Carpentier boxed in the first million dollar gate
                      à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

                      Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
                      (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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                      • #56
                        1. Bela Lugosi (Officer in the Austro-Hungarian Army)
                        2. Guillaume Apollinaire, Sous-Lieutenant, 96ème régiment d'infanterie.
                        3. Georges Carpentier 1894 – 1975
                        Carpentier was an aviator during World War I and was awarded two of the highest French military honors, the Croix de Guerre and the Médaille Militaire.


                        4. J R R Tolkien, Second Lieutenant, Lancashire Fusiliers

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                        • #57
                          Baker's Dozen of the Famous Who Served

                          1. Bela Lugosi (Officer in the Austro-Hungarian Army)
                          2. Guillaume Apollinaire, Sous-Lieutenant, 96ème régiment d'infanterie.
                          3. Georges Carpentier 1894 – 1975
                          4. J R R Tolkien, Second Lieutenant, Lancashire Fusiliers

                          5. Ernest Hemingway, ambulance drivers

                          Last edited by PGT Beauregard; 19 Jan 11, 05:00.
                          à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

                          Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
                          (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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                          • #58
                            1. Bela Lugosi (Officer in the Austro-Hungarian Army)
                            2. Guillaume Apollinaire, Sous-Lieutenant, 96ème régiment d'infanterie.
                            3. Georges Carpentier 1894 – 1975
                            4. J R R Tolkien, Second Lieutenant, Lancashire Fusiliers
                            5. Ernest Hemingway, ambulance drivers

                            6. Quentin Roosevelt, pilot (like his father, he was showing promise as a writer), shot down (July 14, 1918).



                            "To hell wars Grudges and parties ! As our fathers Sing in real friends, The clink of glasses Roses and lilies. The clink of glasses Roses and lilies."

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                            • #59
                              1. Bela Lugosi (Officer in the Austro-Hungarian Army)
                              2. Guillaume Apollinaire, Sous-Lieutenant, 96ème régiment d'infanterie.
                              3. Georges Carpentier 1894 – 1975
                              4. J R R Tolkien, Second Lieutenant, Lancashire Fusiliers
                              5. Ernest Hemingway, ambulance drivers
                              6. Quentin Roosevelt, pilot (like his father, he was showing promise as a writer), shot down (July 14, 1918).

                              7. Maurice Ravel truck driver in Verdun

                              à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

                              Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
                              (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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                              • #60
                                1. Bela Lugosi (Officer in the Austro-Hungarian Army)
                                2. Guillaume Apollinaire, Sous-Lieutenant, 96ème régiment d'infanterie.
                                3. Georges Carpentier 1894 – 1975
                                4. J R R Tolkien, Second Lieutenant, Lancashire Fusiliers
                                5. Ernest Hemingway, ambulance drivers
                                6. Quentin Roosevelt, pilot (like his father, he was showing promise as a writer), shot down (July 14, 1918).
                                7. Maurice Ravel truck driver in Verdun

                                8. Harry S. Truman, 129th Field Artillery

                                "The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made."
                                — Groucho Marx

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