Winning And Losing: France On The Marne And On The Meuse
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Doughty, Robert A. - Winning And Losing: France On The Marne And On The Meuse



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French Army and its combattants | Western Front | France | Germany | Science, Technology, and Medicine | French society during the war

Abstract: The 1914 battle of the Marne and the 1940 battle of the Meuse are two of the most famous battles of the twentieth century. In 1914 France lost the battle of the frontiers and won the "miracle of the Marne." The victory on the Marne brought elation and celebration; the French had parried the Germans' k…

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Doughty, Robert A., “Winning And Losing: France On The Marne And On The Meuse”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 28 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_B9789004206946_009>
First published online: 2015



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