The Border Between the 'Two Englands'

193 - The Border Between the 'Two Englands'

This very attractive engraving by William Hole has a design that is based on the work of William Rogers for the smaller sized 1600 printing of Camden's Britannia. Neptune and Ceres flank the central roundel with a map of the British Isles

This very attractive engraving by William Hole has a design that is based on the work of William Rogers for the smaller sized 1600 printing of Camden's Britannia. Neptune and Ceres flank the central roundel with a map of the British Isles

Map shows UK’s weirdest place names.

mapsontheweb: “ Map shows UK’s weirdest place names. Related: The weirdest town names in all 50 US states ”

Stalingrad: German Advance into the City

This map shows the German advance into Stalingrad between 8 September and October

Now Model’s line stretched from Antwerp (southwest Holland) to Maastricht (south Holland). He ordered the 15th Army to prepare for an assault on Antwerp. Perhaps there would be a chance to isolate the British troops. Model also ordered the 2nd SS Panzer Corps to retreat towards Arnhem. He brought this corps to Arnhem to rest and refit. This decision by Model is one of the reasons, if not the reason, why Operation Market Garden failed.

Now Model’s line stretched from Antwerp (southwest Holland) to Maastricht (south Holland). He ordered the 15th Army to prepare for an assault on Antwerp. Perhaps there would be a chance to isolate the British troops. Model also ordered the 2nd SS Panzer Corps to retreat towards Arnhem. He brought this corps to Arnhem to rest and refit. This decision by Model is one of the reasons, if not the reason, why Operation Market Garden failed.

The Plan for Operation Epsom and the German Response

The Plan for Allied Operation " Epsom " - and the German Response

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