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Soissons

In mid-January 1915, the Germans launched an offensive north of Soissons, France.
Text:
Westl. Kriegschauplatz, Angriffe bei Crouy und Cuffies
Western Front, assaults on Crouy and Cuffies
Series 38/3
Reverse:
Ausgabe des Kriegsfürsorgeamtes Wien IX.
Zum Gloria-Viktoria Album
Sammel. u. Nachschlagewerk des Völkerkrieges
War Office Assistance Edition, Vienna IX
For Gloria Victoria album
Collection and reference book of international war

In mid-January 1915, the Germans launched an offensive north of Soissons, France.

Image text

Westl. Kriegschauplatz, Angriffe bei Crouy und Cuffies



Western Front, assaults on Crouy and Cuffies



Series 38/3



Reverse:

Ausgabe des Kriegsfürsorgeamtes Wien IX.

Zum Gloria-Viktoria Album

Sammel. u. Nachschlagewerk des Völkerkrieges



War Office Assistance Edition, Vienna IX

For Gloria Victoria album

Collection and reference book of international war

Other views: Larger

Soissons, on the Aisne River, at the western end of the Chemin des Dames

Map 64: an important supply center. A rail way center.

Attacked January 12-15, 1915, but not captured, by General von Lochow. The French had attempted to 'improve their position' on January 7, 1915 on the north bank of the Aisne. A flood carried off the French bridges. In their counter-offensive of January 12 through 15, the Germans took over 5,000 French prisoners and 35 guns.

Taken by the Germans on May 28, 1918, during the Aisne Offensive.

Soissons is a city in France.