Amazing facts

Discussion in 'World War 1' started by sniper, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. sniper

    sniper Active Member

    Hi All,

    Reading a book called '1918' and read that more British soldiers died during this year than any other year of this conflict and this is the amazing bit but they lost more than during the whole of WW2.

    More amazing facts to come

  2. Tonym

    Tonym New Member

    Don't forget the influenza epidemic!

  3. sniper

    sniper Active Member

    On the first day of the German Spring Offensive the British lost 30,000 men. 9,000 were killed, wounded or missing and an amazing 21,000 men were taken prisoner.


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