On July 19 OHL split General of Infantry Fritz von Below’s Second Army into the First and Second Armies. The Second Army was to deal with the French in the south, and the First Army was to defend against the more dangerous British in the north. Lossberg and Below went with the half that became the First Army.
Fritz von Below (Q77414) German First World War general Fritz Theodor Carl von Below edit Statements instance of human 1 reference image Fritz von Below (1853-1918).jpg 144 × 200; 12 KB 1 reference sex or gender male 4 references country of citizenship Germany 1 reference name in native language Fritz Wilhelm Theodor Karl von Below (German)
On 1 July, Fritz von Below’s 2nd Army comprised 15 divisions, supported by some 600 light and 246 heavy artillery pieces. With the Entente onslaught, the German High Command rushed reinforcements to the hard-fought 2nd Army.
Fritz Wilhelm Theodor Carl von Below war ein preußischer General der Infanterie im Ersten Weltkrieg.
General Fritz von Below ordered his men not to lose any land to the Allies. This meant that German forces were required to counterattack in order to regain any losses. Because of this order, about 440,000 German men were killed. Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson sits down with Dan to discuss his stunning new film They Shall Not Grow Old.
The German commanders included General Rupprecht (the Crown Prince of Bavaria), General Max von Gallwitz, and General Fritz von Below. Leading up to the Battle For nearly two years since the First Battle of the Marne, the two sides had been engaged in trench warfare along the western front.
RM RXWMNA – Fritz Theodor Carl von Below (1853 - 23 November 1918), Prussian general in the German Army during the First World War. He commanded troops during the Battle of the Somme, the Second Battle of the Aisne, and the Spring Offensive in 1918. RM 2B30A9X – Gen Otto von Below, 1916 RM HKG6EX – Nikolaus von below (1648 1707)
Otto von Below. One of the more capable German field commanders of the First World War, Otto von Below (1857-1944) - a cousin of Fritz von Below (reported variously as his brother), who also operated as a field commander during the war (causing some confusion among British military intelligence) - served on numerous fronts during the war ...
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