The WW1 Obliteration of an Entire Army

WW1 Obliteration

The night was silent and pitch-black, but Austro-Hungarian sentinels were still watchful. The Russians lay no more than 100 meters ahead, and their enemies knew they were up to something. Skirmishes had been scarce, but there had been some unusual movement of hostile forces for the past few days. Although bored, the soldiers kept their machine guns and rifles aimed at the opposite trenches. It was then that they heard the echoes of more than one hundred hostile artillery pieces and realized the inevitable was about to happen. Another attack. But this one was unlike any other, giving way to one of the most lethal offensives in history, and the largest of World War 1, with numbers involved in the long behemoth of a battle rising to the millions… – As images and footage of actual events are not always available, Dark Docs sometimes utilizes similar historical images and footage for dramatic effect. I do my best to keep it as visually accurate as possible. All content on Dark Docs is researched, produced, and presented in historical context for educational purposes. We are history enthusiasts and are not always experts in some areas, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us with corrections, additional information, or new ideas. –

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