SS - WW1 Plans, Tactics and Strategy

Using your grey book pages 80-86 and the blue book pages 106-135 make notes on the three stages of tactical and strategic warfare between 1914-18

Phase 1 - Manoeuvre 1914

Include details on the war plans and how each side tried to outmanoeuvre each other

Phase 2 - Attrition 1915-17

How and why did the war become locked in stalemate (reference to the Somme, Verdun, trenches and defensive warfare)

Phase 2 - Movement - 1918

What sparked the reintroduction of more mobile tactics? How successful were these and how had warfare changed by the end of the war, if at all? Ludendorff offensive, role of the USA

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