Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

Glimpses of Canadian History : Email: Scribbles@cogeco.ca

Posts filed under World War One Canada

The Battle of Courcelette: Tank Warfare on the Somme, 1916

The British first used tanks to rebuff the Germans at the Somme. Canadians and Newfoundlanders were essential in winning the brief Battle of Courcelette. The Battle of Courcelette was part of the World War I Battle of the Somme in the summer of 1916. The German Army invaded France in August 1914, and the French… (read more)