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Was Revolution Inevitable? Turning Points of the Russian Revolution


by Tony Brenton

As the Battle of the Aisne drew to a close, there was hard fighting near Soissons on September 17, 1914, including at Cuffies, north of the city. French Zouaves (primarily French settlers from Algeria and Tunisia) attacked five times, but were driven back each time by German machine gun fire.
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Schlacht bei Soisson am 17, Sept.
Sturmangriff der Zuaven, welcher nach 5 maliger Wiederholung unter dem Maschinengewehfreuer der Deutschen zusammenbrach.
Mit Genehmigung der Illustrirter Zeitung, Leipzig
Felix Schwormstädt
1914
A 70
Battle of Soissons on 17 Sept. 
Charge the Zouaves, which collapsed after five repetitions under the machine gun fire of the Germans. 
With the approval of Illustrirter newspaper, Leipzig 
Felix Schwormstädt 
1914 
A 70

As the Battle of the Aisne drew to a close, there was hard fighting near Soissons on September 17, 1914, including at Cuffies, north of the city. French Zouaves (primarily French settlers from Algeria and Tunisia) attacked five times, but were driven back each time by German machine gun fire.

Was Revolution Inevitable? Turning Points of the Russian Revolution edited by Tony Brenton

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2017

Copyright: Tony Brenton 2017