Module 13: 1918

How close did the German Easter Offensive come to success? What did the AEF contribute to the Allied advance in the summer of 1918? What was the condition of German forces at the time of the Armistice?

Read:

Watch the YouTube video:

Participate in the Discussion Forum:

  1. List three salient facts that you learned from your reading and viewing of the material above.

  2. Read the linked selection of documents from my Dolchstoß legend manuscript. What events made later German nationalist believe that their country was “stabbed in the back”? What documents indicate that Germany could not continue the war?

  3. On my Great War blog, do a category search for the term “1918” and “Collapse”. Read the posts that come up. Comment on something from one of the posts that strikes you as interesting.

  4. After you have completed all the activities in this module, post to the “What I still have questions about” link. (You can find my responses to the questions from Module 12 here.)

View my lectures: 

  • Germany’s Last Throw (pdf)

  • The American Contribution to Victory (pdf)

  • The German Collapse (pdf)

  • Conditions of Armistice (pdf)

Write a brief reflective essay on one of the following:

  • How close did the German Easter Offensive come to success?

  • What did the AEF contribute to the Allied advance in the summer of 1918?

  • What was the condition of German forces at the time of the Armistice?

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