Emphasizing the British Expeditionary Force
in 1918, Blaxland offers the success story that was Amiens, France, as a tribute to those who managed to grab victory from the jaws of disaster.
"Crossing the channel with the British Expeditionary Force
at the beginning of the war in August 1914 made George an Old Contemptible," said Matthew, "a nickname adopted by members of the BEF after the Kaiser dismissed them as 'a contemptible little army'."
Our front page revealed thousands of British Expeditionary Force
troops who had been fighting in Belgium had started to arrive home.
He was part of the British Expeditionary Force
and served in various Docks Operating Companies, taking supplies off ships.
ng This Bill was in France with the British Expeditionary Force
(BEF) when he celebrated his 40th birthday.
| | Late 1915 - General Sir Douglas haig becomes commander-in-chief of British expeditionary Force
Germany's attempt to break the stalemate in the spring offensive of 1918 is well documented, but less academic attention has been paid to the British Expeditionary Force
(BEF) campaign that helped force the Armistice.
Skylark was part of a hotchpotch of 700 civilian vessels sent across the Channel to rescue the retreating British Expeditionary Force
TA century has passed since Sir Douglas Haig was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force
, but controversy still rages about the man who led our troops into the slaughter of Verdun, Passchendale and The Somme.
As the Nazi's relentlessly progressed through the Netherlands, Belgium and France in May 1940 the British Expeditionary Force
(BEF), along with sections of the French and Belgian armies, were driven back to the beaches of Northern France.
Its name is a tribute to the British Expeditionary Force
led by General Sir John French in the First World War, which suffered heavy casualties in holding up the German advance at Mons.
Britain had vowed to defend Belgium's neutrality, so declared war and despatched the British Expeditionary Force
(BEF) across the channel.