No offense to ANYONE British here, as I don't mean it this way, but pick up the book 'First Day on the Somme' by Martin Middlebrooks.
If there was ever an example of Battlefield ignorance and stupidity, the BEF proved it in less than 6 hours by decimating 60,000 lives with the 'push forward at all costs' theroy.
'Flight: man's only accomplishment that matters' - OvS
Otto von Stachel
Over Flanders Fields
Jasta 5 Ret. RB3D MMP
Jasta 23b RB3D MMP