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German Spring Offensive of 1918 (The Ludendorff Offensive) • Spring Offensive that happened in 1918 was a series of German attacks along the Western Front during the First World War. The Spring Offensive was huge, but unfortunately unsuccessful. • German general Erich Ludendorff was responsible for the offensive. • The main goal to be achieved by this offensive was to divide French armies and British Empire, and defeat them before the arrival of American support. • In the autumn 1918, The Allies demanded armistice terms only to be rejected by the German Empire who insisted to continue war. • There were four German operations with codenames: Michael, Georgette, Gneisenau, and Blücher-Yorck. One of their main goals was: to draw the British away from the Channel, in order to limit their access to supplies, and then command their ports and other ways of communications. • The first operation called...

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