10 janvier 2009

Aimé shot to death, in Artois

The 8th "Régiment de Marche des Zouaves" entered the battles on the 11th May 1915, in Neuville Saint Vaast (Pas de Calais), South of the Vimy Ridge: "...Violent Infantry and machine guns firings are coming from the trenches located at 1000 meters beyond the very front, or from trenches or houses situated nearby the NW part of Neuville St Vaast village, and are creating very heavy losses [...]. The intensity of the enemy firing is such, and the losses so important, that it seems useless to keep moving forward [...]. From 2:30 pm... [Lire la suite]
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