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  • Baker's Dozen of Great War Land Battles Fought Outside of Europe

    1. Battle of Tanga (Tanzania)
    2. Battle of Tsingtao- China
    3. Second Battle of Kut, 1917 (modern day Iraq)
    4. Battle of Agagiya
    5. Beersheba October 1917
    6. The Battle of Sandfontein, 1914 (German South-West Africa)


    7.Battle of Aqaba




    Lawrence of Arabia

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    • Baker's Dozen of Great War Land Battles Fought Outside of Europe

      1. Battle of Tanga (Tanzania)
      2. Battle of Tsingtao- China
      3. Second Battle of Kut, 1917 (modern day Iraq)
      4. Battle of Agagiya
      5. Beersheba October 1917
      6. The Battle of Sandfontein, 1914 (German South-West Africa)
      7. Battle of Aqaba

      8. Battle of Mahiwa 1917 (German East Africa)

      Von Lettow-Vorbeck (German commander)
      Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

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      • Baker's Dozen of Great War Land Battles Fought Outside of Europe

        1. Battle of Tanga (Tanzania)
        2. Battle of Tsingtao- China
        3. Second Battle of Kut, 1917 (modern day Iraq)
        4. Battle of Agagiya
        5. Beersheba October 1917
        6. The Battle of Sandfontein, 1914 (German South-West Africa)
        7. Battle of Aqaba
        8. Battle of Mahiwa 1917 (German East Africa)

        9. Battle of Trabzon, Asia Minor, 1916

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        • Originally posted by R. Evans View Post
          Baker's Dozen of Great War Land Battles Fought Outside of Europe

          1. Battle of Tanga (Tanzania)


          2. Battle of Tsingtao- China

          That were the beer is brewed

          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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          • It's obvious the battle started over a beer-related incident.

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            • Baker's Dozen of Great War Land Battles Fought Outside of Europe

              1. Battle of Tanga (Tanzania)
              2. Battle of Tsingtao- China
              3. Second Battle of Kut, 1917 (modern day Iraq)
              4. Battle of Agagiya
              5. Beersheba October 1917
              6. The Battle of Sandfontein, 1914 (German South-West Africa)
              7. Battle of Aqaba
              8. Battle of Mahiwa 1917 (German East Africa)
              9. Battle of Trabzon, Asia Minor, 1916

              10. Battle of Meggido 1918 (Syria / Jordan)

              Field Marshal Lord Allenby
              So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.

              Aldous Huxley: Ends and Means (1937)

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              • Baker's Dozen of Great War Land Battles Fought Outside of Europe

                1. Battle of Tanga (Tanzania)
                2. Battle of Tsingtao- China
                3. Second Battle of Kut, 1917 (modern day Iraq)
                4. Battle of Agagiya
                5. Beersheba October 1917
                6. The Battle of Sandfontein, 1914 (German South-West Africa)
                7. Battle of Aqaba
                8. Battle of Mahiwa 1917 (German East Africa)
                9. Battle of Trabzon, Asia Minor, 1916
                10. Battle of Meggido 1918 (Syria / Jordan)

                11. Battle of Kilimanjaro - 1914

                Never Fear the Event

                Admiral Lord Nelson

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                • Baker's Dozen of Great War Land Battles Fought Outside of Europe

                  1. Battle of Tanga (Tanzania)
                  2. Battle of Tsingtao- China
                  3. Second Battle of Kut, 1917 (modern day Iraq)
                  4. Battle of Agagiya
                  5. Beersheba October 1917
                  6. The Battle of Sandfontein, 1914 (German South-West Africa)
                  7. Battle of Aqaba
                  8. Battle of Mahiwa 1917 (German East Africa)
                  9. Battle of Trabzon, Asia Minor, 1916
                  10. Battle of Meggido 1918 (Syria / Jordan)
                  11. Battle of Kilimanjaro- 1914

                  12. Battle of Qurna, 1914 (Iraq)
                  "There is no justice among men."- Tsar Nicholas II

                  “People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.” - Otto Von Bismarck

                  "It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them." - Alfred Adler

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                  • Bakers Dozen of Army Commanders

                    1. Henri Gouraud (French Fourth Army)

                    2. Philippe Pétain (French Second Army)
                    "There is no justice among men."- Tsar Nicholas II

                    “People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.” - Otto Von Bismarck

                    "It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them." - Alfred Adler

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                    • Bakers Dozen of Army Commanders

                      1. Henri Gouraud (French Fourth Army)
                      2. Philippe Pétain (French Second Army)

                      3.Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov (Russian Southwestern Front)

                      It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.

                      Косово је Србија!
                      Never go to war with a country whose national holiday celebrates a defeat in 1389.

                      Armored Brigade

                      Armored Brigade Facebook page

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                      • Bakers Dozen of Army Commanders

                        1. Henri Gouraud (French Fourth Army)
                        2. Philippe Pétain (French Second Army)
                        3. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov (Russian Southwestern Front)

                        4. Hunter Liggett (US First Army)

                        So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.

                        Aldous Huxley: Ends and Means (1937)

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                        • Bakers Dozen of Army Commanders

                          1. Henri Gouraud (French Fourth Army)
                          2. Philippe Pétain (French Second Army)
                          3. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov (Russian Southwestern Front)
                          4. Hunter Liggett (US First Army)

                          5. Charles Lanzerac (French Fifth Army)


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                          • Bakers Dozen of Army Commanders

                            1. Henri Gouraud (French Fourth Army)
                            2. Philippe Pétain (French Second Army)
                            3. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov (Russian Southwestern Front)
                            4. Hunter Liggett (US First Army)
                            5. Charles Lanzerac (French Fifth Army)

                            6. Herbert Plumer (British Second Army)

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                            • Bakers Dozen of Army Commanders

                              1. Henri Gouraud (French Fourth Army)
                              2. Philippe Pétain (French Second Army)
                              3. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov (Russian Southwestern Front)
                              4. Hunter Liggett (US First Army)
                              5. Charles Lanzerac (French Fifth Army)
                              6. Herbert Plumer (British Second Army)

                              7. Alexander von Kluck (German First Army)

                              Never Fear the Event

                              Admiral Lord Nelson

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                              • Bakers Dozen of Army Commanders

                                1. Henri Gouraud (French Fourth Army)
                                2. Philippe Pétain (French Second Army)
                                3. Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov (Russian Southwestern Front)
                                4. Hunter Liggett (US First Army)
                                5. Charles Lanzerac (French Fifth Army)
                                6. Herbert Plumer (British Second Army)
                                7. Alexander von Kluck (German First Army)

                                8. Louis Franchet d'Espèrey (French Fifth Army)
                                Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

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