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the schlieffen plan

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Page 13 Question B In some ways Source C supports Sources A and B and some ways they don't. When looking at Sources C and A, there are many different points about the Battle of Mons. Both sources mention that there were many people in the German Army attacking the British. "Waves of German infantry." This quote from source A supports that the German had many in numbers. "German attacks." This quote from Source C supports that there was many German fighting the British. The Germans had one of the largest army in the world that time. The British army called the BEF (British Expeditionary Force) ...read more.

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"Finding themselves alone." This quote from Source C says that the British were soon dying out as they had only few men left. Both sources also mention that the British were in danger. "In danger" Source A. "In Danger" Source C. They were in danger as they were few in numbers and as they were attacking the German kept on coming. All these points from Source C are supported by Source A However in source C it mentions the role of the French and how they were negative points. Source A does not talk about the French. Source A says that the German had bad and outdated tactics. ...read more.

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"Came in their hordes," this quote from Source B supports this. "French were withdrawing," This quote from Source C shows us that there were many Germans and the French were scared as they had fewer men in their army. The BEF were under pressure from the Germans. "Enough of them to shove us out of the field," This quote is from Source B it supports that the BEF were under pressure. "Under pressure from the German attacks," this quote is from Source C and it also supports what is said in Source B by this point. Source B is an account of a British Soldiers experience in the Battle of Mons. It is very detailed. It is important to remember that this soldier was actually there fighting. Source C is a historian's point of view. ...read more.

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