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  The Western Front — 1914 - 1918
The western portion of this conflict took place mostly in Belgium and France, and started as a war of "grand maneuvers" as had been theorized before the fighting began.
Nivelle was dismissed and the hero of Verdun, Marshal Petain, assumed command of the French Army.
By late June, German strength on the Western Front fell below that of the Allies, and the final Allied assault was not long in coming.
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 TV Shows: Western Front, The - Seriously TEN
Hosts Tim Gossage and Lachy Reid will bring the fun of The Western Front right into your living room every Saturday throughout the 2007 football season on TEN Perth and WIN Television.
With each episode, The Western Front team takes the viewer deeper to into the world of footy.
The Western Front covers a broad range of topics on football including comical and informative views of the AFL and WAFL, as well as keeping an eye on juniors around the state, the Women’s Football League and footy stars of the past, present and future.
www.ten.com.au /ten/tv_thewesternfront.html   (166 words)

  
  Science Fair Projects - Western Front (WWI)
The Western Front line for most of World War I extended from the English Channel to the Swiss frontier, behind which most of Belgium, all of Luxembourg, and a few important industrial regions of France remained under German control.
The Western Front of World War I was defined in 1914 when, after fighting each other to a standstill, the opposing forces tried to outflank each other and quickly extended their trench systems from the English Channel to the Swiss frontier.
After defeating the Russians on the Eastern Front, the German Empire redirected units for a wave of offensives in the west beginning in March, 1918.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Western_Front_%28WWI%29   (524 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Western Front (WWII)
Fighting on the Western Front was preceded with the Phony War.
The Western Allies — primarily the French and British — soon collapsed under the onslaught of the German blitzkrieg.
For almost two years, there was no land-fighting on the Western Front with the exception of commando raids and the guerrilla actions of the resistance aided by the SOE and OSS.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Western_Front_%28WWII%29   (2220 words)

  
 Buy All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) on VHS - Shop Online
Once in uniform and on the front lines, however, he quickly discovers that the glory of the Fatherland is of little concern to a soldier dodging bullets and explosions, whose comrades are dying in his arms.
After languishing for years in a stopgap DVD release that was difficult to hear and had terrible picture quality, this classic anti-war film has been restored by the Library of Congress and digitally remastered.
In 1930, three great pacifist films were released, in the United States, Lewis Milestone's "All Quiet on the Western Front;" in Germany, G.W. Pabst's "Westfront 1918;" and the English film by Anthony Asquith, "Tell England." Of the three, Milestone's film was the one that has received most acclaim...
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 The Western Front Association : Homepage
The Western Front Association was formed with the aim of furthering interest in the period 1914-1918, to perpetuate the memory, courage and comradeship of all those who served their countries in France and Flanders and their own countries during The Great War.
The object of The Association is to educate the public in the history of The Great War with particular reference to the Western Front.
The WFA studies all aspects of the Great War from the major battles on the Western Front which include Mons, Ypres, the Marne, the Somme, Passchendaele, Arras, Amien, Le Cateau, the Aisne, Champagne, Neuve Chapelle, Loos, Cambrai, the Chemin des Dames, Messines, the Meuse and the Argonne.
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 Guardian | A cry of: waiter! And the fighting stopped
The book, by the German author Michael Jürgs, is the first to be written from a German perspective about the impromptu Christmas ceasefire that spread across the western front - in defiance of official orders and to the horror of the British high command - some five months after the outbreak of war.
The informal ceasefire stretched all across the 500-mile western front where more than a million men were encamped, from the Belgian coast as far as the Swiss border.
At first he was unable to read his father's 15 diaries sent back from the front in envelopes because they were written in an archaic form of German shorthand.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,4794539-103681,00.html   (927 words)

  
 Erich Maria Remarque
All Quiet on the Western Front is the most famous novel dealing with World War I. The book starts in 1917 after a battle, in which half of Paul Bäumer's company has been killed.
With All Quiet on the Western Front Remarque became a spokesman of "a generation that was destroyed by war, even though it might have escaped its shells," as he said himself.
All Quiet on the Western Front and The Road Back were among the works consigned to be publicly burnt in 1933 by the Nazis.
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 Random House for High School Teachers | Catalog | All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
All Quiet on the Western Front abounds with reports of inadequate medical supplies and care, slipshod or shady procedures, and outright malpractice (refer to Chapters One and Ten).
All Quiet on the Western Front is but one of many novels about war written during the 20th century.
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 The Western Front
Western Front Tickets $12 / $10 Noise never sounded so good.
FRONT Magazine's editorial calendar is now onlineFRONT Magazine is pleased to announce the upcomming themes for the 2008 issues.
In keeping with the Western Front’s emphasis on the interdisciplinary, this program forefronts unique explorations of undefined creative arenas including, but not limited to: site-specific gestures, experimental projects, process pieces and unusual initiatives in media art practice today.
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 The Western Front
According to sources at Western Washington University, President Karen Morse will announce her retirement this afternoon.
The Port of Bellingham and the City of Bellingham are pushing toward the completion of a long-term redevelopment project that may involve expanding Western's campus to the waterfront.
As classes resume, many students new to Western may notice the construction occurring on south campus.
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 All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) is the first major anti-war film of the sound era, faithfully based upon the timeless, best-selling 1929 novel by Erich Maria Remarque (who had experienced the war first-hand as a young German soldier).
Four hours to get ready for inspection." After they have finished their training camp drills, they are sent to the front, but not before getting revenge on Himmelstoss on their final night by dumping him in the mud.
That evening, the young boys are ordered to the front for "wiring duty" - their mission is to string barbed wire during the middle of the night.
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 Trenches on the Web - Special: Western Front Tourist's Guide
He has written extensively on the Great War and guided tours of the Western Front.
If you travel to the Western Front and wish to guide yourself you will need: 1.
On the Western Front, Ypres around the Grande Place is unsurpassed for pubs and evening socializing thanks to its proximity to the British Isles.
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 Fincher's White Front Western Wear - Fort Worth Clothing & Access. - Fort Worth Western Clothing - 360FtWorth.com
Fincher’s White Front Western Wear is located in the heart of the historic Fort Worth Stockyards.
Fincher’s stocks a full line of western wear from infant to adults.
Though we are located in a popular tourist area we continue to draw true western families among our regular patrons.
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 Battlefields on The Western Front: Index
To the British Army it became known as 'The Western Front'.
The battlefields of the Western Front are located along a line which runs for approximately 450 miles from the Belgian coast, through northern France and the provinces of Lorraine and Alsace to the Swiss border.
Troops from the national and imperial armies of Germany, France, Belgium, Britain, Portugal, Italy and Russia were involved in the fighting on the Western Front.
www.greatwar.co.uk /westfront   (267 words)

  
 All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"All Quiet on the Western Front" is important filmmaking that still rings true today.
The Academy was brave enough and smart enough to award the film with the Best Picture Oscar in 1930 and Lewis Milestone became the first multiple Oscar winner in the directing category.
"All Quiet on the Western Front" has the storyline of Malick's "The Thin Red Line" and the action and drama of Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan".
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 The campaign on the Western Front
The Western Front was the name applied to the fighting zone in France and Flanders, where the British, French, Belgian and later American Armies faced that of Germany.
The Western Front was not the only theatre that saw the British Army in action during the Great War but it was by far the most important.
Sir Douglas Haig's Final Despatch is an excellent summary of the war on the Western Front.
www.1914-1918.net /wf.htm   (1693 words)

  
 First World War [Australian War Memorial]
When the other AIF divisions arrived in France, the war on the Western Front had long been settled in a stalemate, with the opposing armies facing each other from trench systems that extended across Belgium and north-east France, from the English Channel to the Swiss border.
In early October the Australian divisions withdrew from the front for rest and refitting; they were preparing to return when Germany surrendered on 11 November.
Unlike their counterparts in France and Belgium, the Australians in the Middle East fought a mobile war against the Ottoman Empire in conditions completely different from the mud and stagnation of the Western Front.
www.awm.gov.au /atwar/ww1.htm   (1298 words)

  
 Remembrance Day Tradition
At 11 am on 11 November 1918 the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years continuous warfare.
The moment when hostilities ceased on the Western Front became universally associated with the remembrance of those who had died in the war.
On the second anniversary of the armistice, 11 November 1920, the commemoration was given added significance when it became a funeral, with the return of the remains of an unknown soldier from the battlefields of the Western Front.
www.awm.gov.au /commemoration/remembrance/tradition.htm   (614 words)

  
 Western Front
Notes on Remarque's "All Quiet on the Western Front"...
Holt's Concise Guide to the Western Front - South: The First Battle of the Marne, the Aisne 1914, Verdun, the Somme 1916 [...
Tommy: The British Soldier on the Western Front (New ed)...
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 The Western Front Museum (1914 - 1918)
To that end: if you are a spammer and you forge From addresses purporting to be in the westernfront.nl domain, your actions in doing so constitute your agreement to pay compensation to the owners of the westernfront.nl domain at a rate of $100 per email sent with such a forged From address.
This small Dutch museum is solely dedicated to the First World War, and with most of the displayed items of Western Front origin what better name to think of than that of The Western Front Museum Foundation.
The Western Front Museum seeks/needs all kind of era related items, from uniforms up to postcards.
www.westernfront.nl /home.html   (720 words)

  
 All Quiet on the Western Front Study Guide by Erich Maria Remarque: Media Adaptations
All Quiet on the Western Front was adapted as a film in 1930 by Lewis Milestone, who won an Academy Award for his direction.
All Quiet on the Western Front from Novels for Students.
All Quiet on the Western Front Essay #1
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 Western Front Society

The Western Front Society is seeking applicants for the position of Director and Curator of Media Arts.

It supports artists through five programs: Exhibitions, Front Magazine, Media Arts, New Music, and Performance Art.

The Director and Curator of Media Arts curates and produces one of the most significant Artist in Residence programs in Canada — supporting 8 to 9 projects a year, with associated artist talks, performances, and other public events.

The primary goal of the program is to foster research and experimentation.

The Western Front is directed by a Management Team that includes the curators of the five programs.

www.front.bc.ca /rss   (705 words)

  
 Cheap or What! £5.99 All Quiet On The Western Front [1979]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This film has brilliantly documented the horrors of the Western front from the Germans side.
The most brilliant aspect of 'All Quiet on the Western Front' is the way in which the film remains strictly faithful to the wonderful novel of the same name, creating complexity of the war experience through a duality of the main character's emotional journey and the in-your-face horror of life in the trenches.
Probably what is missing is the zeitgeist of those times and the new men is not like the old man, even their faces...Still I advice you to watch this, if you don't have the chance to see yhe old one..
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 The Christmas Truce at Imperial War Museum - Family days - Kids - Time Out London
A snapshot taken by a British officer showing German and British troops fraternising on the Western Front during the Christmas truce of 1914.
Daily sessions at which an actor in the role of a WWI soldier talks about life in the trenches and tells the story of the Christmas truce of 1914.
The unofficial pause in hostilities between German and British troops on the Western Front began when German soldiers stationed near Ypres began decorating fir tree branches with candles.
www.timeout.com /london/kids/events/301261/the_christmas_truce.html   (260 words)

  
 All Quiet On The Western Front
Bill Curtis supplied the lyrics and says: "In an interview with Phil in July 1969 Phil mentions a new song that he wrote called ``All Quiet On The Western Front''.
He mentions one line from the song "I think I'll join the National Liberation Front".
In addition to Bill, I got contributions from Rob Geller and Karl Pascal (who supplied the first two verses, though, as you can see, he couldn't quite make out the first one).
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 Leon Trotsky: 1920 - How The Revolution Armed/Volume III (About Bonar Law's Speech)
In my letter I explained that the operations of the Polish forces could not possess decisive significance, that our main enemy was Denikin, and that after defeating him we should be able to transfer sufficient reserves to the Western front to safeguard the Soviet Republic from attack by White-Guard Poland.
They had given reasons for that belief, because in a message sent by Trotsky to the French soldiers he had said: “We can watch this temporary advance of the feeble Polish troops without being too alarmed.
A closer rendering would be: ‘we shall fall upon the Western front with heavy reserves’.
www.marxists.org /archive/trotsky/1920/military/ch37.htm   (479 words)

  
 All Quiet on the Western Front reviews :All Quiet on the Western Front review All Quiet on the Western Front- ...
All Quiet on the Western Front 12 March, 1987.
All Quiet on the Western Front Literature & Fiction.
What it does present in graphic ways is the cost of war in terms of immediate loss of life, and also in wider terms in the struggle to avoid some loss of humanity on the part of those unfortunate enough to have to fight.
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