Western Front 1918: The German Offensives

The Fighting

The First Battles of the Somme, 1918

  • Kaiserschlact: The First Day, 21 March 1918
  • Resistance & Retreat: the Battle of St Quentin, 21-23 March 1918
  • The Retirement: defensive fighting at the First Battle of  Bapaume, 25-25 March 1918
  • The Retirement continues: the Battle of Rosières, 26-27 March
  • A British defensive victory: the Mars Offensive, Arras, 28 March 1918
  • The German drive for Amiens, The Battle of the Avre, 4 April 1918
  • The end of the Michael Offensive: The Battle of the Ancre, 5 April 1918
  • Overview: Operation Michael 

Villers-Bretonneux: Tanks in action, the defence of Amiens continued, 24-25 April 1918

German storm

 
 
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