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Armoured onslaught: 8th August 1918


by Douglas Orgill

Postcard by Willi Scheuermann of the British coming to the continent, spreading rumors, and then being kicked back to England. After their defeats in the Battles of Mons and Le Cateau on August 23 and 26, 1914, the German First Army lost contact with the %+%Organization%m%20%n%British Expeditionary Force%-% and assumed they had withdrawn to the channel coast if not to England.
Text:
Er kam---
Er sah---
Er log---
Er flog.
[Signed] WS
Russen vor Berlin
Franzosen in M√ľnchen
Helgoland in die Luft geflogen
He came
He saw
He lied
He flew
[the lies:]
Russians at Berlin
French in Munich
Helgoland blown up
Reverse:
Logo: W S S B 577

Postcard by Willi Scheuermann of the British coming to the continent, spreading rumors, and then being kicked back to England. After their defeats in the Battles of Mons and Le Cateau on August 23 and 26, 1914, the German First Army lost contact with the British Expeditionary Force and assumed they had withdrawn to the channel coast if not to England.

Armoured onslaught: 8th August 1918 by Douglas Orgill

Publisher: Ballantine, 1972

Copyright: 1972 by Douglas Orgill

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