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"But this withdrawal was very different from the one at Mons.
Text Structure - Compare/Contrast
"That one had been hasty but fairly well organized.
""Instead of being downcast, [our troops] were much impressed with the superiority of their rifle fire"" (19).
Sign Post - Quoted Words
There probably will be a lot of wrong things with the background and army attire but I'm not giving a lot to work with and I haven't studied this before, sorry!
Mindset- Takes On Challenges
"This one at Le Cateau was sheer panic" (20.)
To... To go from organization to panic, it was absolutely going the Germamn's way.
Summary- SWBS & Aha! Huh?
The opposing forces in that battle both wanted to win but the Germans outnumbered them "10 to 1" so as you can guess, they forced them to retreat
Restate and answer RED anchor question. This person was quoted to show how the British weren't upset the lost, they were just impressed by the Germans. It adds an element of personal experience to the writing from Albert George.
As the French, Belgian, and British forces came head on with the Germans, Albert George recalled looking across the valley, with the enemy three miles away. ""The order 'Action' came down," he remembered, "and everybody went to their different duties. . . ." Even though they were vastly outnumbered by the enemy, George remained naively confident and was still "very pleased to have a go at the Germans"" (18-19).
Start with -ing or -ed word, Participial Phrase Undaunted by the outnumbering, the French, Belgian and Britians did not back down from the fight.
5 topics and/or themes Resistance, Persistence, Faith, Keep going even when the odds are against you (except in battle, don't), Unfazed.
Aha Soldiers were actually eager to go out and fight Aha They actually didn't expect it would take that long Huh In one of the first battles (according to the book) the Germans beat the French, Belgians, and Britians so badly.