Rank #1: 03: Woe Unto My Poor Grandchildren
Jun 30 2014
Rank #2: 52: Into the Breach Part 1- Thiepval and the Schwaben Redoubt
We begin our discussion of July 1st by examining X Corps' attack on Thiepval village.
Feb 05 2017
Rank #3: 64: Golgotha Hill
Beginning on October 24th, a French counter attack liberates the forts Douaumont and Vaux, signalling the end of the battle of Verdun.
Apr 06 2018
Rank #4: 04: Opposites Attract: The Franco-Russian Alliance
Jul 07 2014
Rank #5: 37: The Trident
Sep 23 2015
Rank #6: 38: The Run to the South
Nov 04 2015
Rank #7: 63: Leviathans
With winter approaching on the Somme, Haig hoped to deliver a substantial blow to Germany's forces.
Mar 27 2018
Rank #8: 52: Into the Breach Part 2- Northern Folly
Gommecourt, Serre, Beaumont-Hamel and the Slaughter of the Somme.
The old British front line, looking northeast toward the German trenches. Note the drop in elevation.
Feb 28 2017
Rank #9: 50: The Verdun Effect
Plans for the Somme shift as Verdun rears its ugly head.
Dec 20 2016
Rank #10: 58: Crisis in the East
With the General Allied Offensive in full swing, the Central Powers face a manpower crisis on the Eastern Front.
Dec 01 2017
Rank #11: 62: Cracks in the Edifice
Hindenburg and Ludendorff face a home front wracked by food shortages and social unrest.
Mar 05 2018
Rank #12: 05: The End of Isolation
Jul 16 2014
Rank #13: 39: Ghosts in the Mist
Nov 25 2015
Rank #14: 59: Romania
Sensing a shift in the fortunes of war, Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary.
Dec 19 2017
Rank #15: 16: Massacre of the Innocents
Nov 28 2014
Rank #16: 23: No Risk Too Great- Part 1 of 2.
Feb 07 2015
Rank #17: 52: Into the Breach Part 3- Tale of Two Villages
The awful pattern repeats itself as III Corps drives on Ovillers and La Boiselle.
Mar 21 2017
Rank #18: 08: Dreadnoughts and What Nots
With the war in the Far East raging in the background, Germany attempts to drive a wedge between France and its allies, but only succeeds in bringing them closer together. I know I had stated there would be no episode this week, but unfortunately the long weekend plans fell through. -DanBeyond the Foxholes Podcast: http://www.breakthroughassault.co.uk/p/beyond-foxholes-podcast.html
Aug 04 2014
Rank #19: 41: The Jutland Controversy
Jan 16 2016
Rank #20: 32: Thunder and Earthquake
May 28 2015