Battle of the Marne


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a World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918

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Takle, who served in the British Army, describes the fighting by British and American divisions under French command in the Battle of the Aisne and the Second Battle of the Marne in World War II during the summer of 1918, as the Allies turned the tide against the German Army.
His account of the Battle of the Marne is the best we have, filled with carefully etched portraits--never caricatures--of the leaders, warts and all.
For Le Bon, the Battle of the Marne was "the most important event in the annals of our country.
As a consequence of the German defeat at the Battle of the Marne, they launched a major oY=ensive which led to launched a major oY=ensive which led to both armies trying to gain the initiative to reach the North Sea coast.
it || the Battle of the Marne Memorial, climb up the tower for amazing views.
Just before the Battle of the Marne that finally halted the German advance, Berthold observed and reported French forces moving rapidly into a gap between the German First and Second Armies, resulting in award of the Iron Cross Second Class.
Herwig properly connects the Battle of the Marne with the widespread series of engagements that preceded it--often referred to as the Battle of the Frontiers.
One, from Sgt Major James "Jim" Milne to his wife Meg prior to the Second Battle of the Marne in 1918 encapsulates the horror of going over the top.
Sgt Major James 'Jim' Milne JIM Milne wrote a touching farewell to his wife Meg prior to the second Battle of the Marne in July 1918.
According to his personal and archival records, Jacobson saw action at Fere-en-Tardenois along the Marne line, at Vesle River (a tributary of the Aisne), at the Second Battle of the Marne, at St.
The triumph of the Battle of the Marne, for instance, was preceded by French exasperation at what they regarded as British timidity, while Sir John French grew increasingly hesitant to participate enthusiastically in what he (rightly) regarded as a deeply flawed French strategic Plan XVII.
A critical shortage in fodder resulted, and by the time of the Battle of the Marne, where French and British forces engaged and halted the German advance, most of the horses were too weak to keep up the pace.
There is the French Revolution, the Napoleonic epic, the Battle of the Marne -- won in 1914 thanks to spontaneous initiative when the government and the state failed -- and the great revival of 1945-1950.
There is the French Revolution, the Napoleonic epic, the Battle of the Marne - won in 1914 thanks to spontaneous initiative when the government and the state failed - and the great revival of 1945-1950.
There is Boilerplate snuck into a photograph of General Pancho Villa and his troops in Mexico in 1916, taking part in the Russo-Japanese War, going 'over the top' during the Battle of the Marne, driving a tank at the Battle of Amiens, trying to keep up with T.
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