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Chantilly Conference
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Chantilly Conference

The second Interallied Conference in 1915, held in the French headquarters north of Paris.

Ever since the beginning of the war, the Allies had fought without really attempting to coordinate their operations. This approach benefited the interests of the Central Powers, whose geographical position allowed them to reinforce their troops in precisely those sectors where it was needed. During the first two years of the war the general situation seemed rather favorable for the Central Powers, even though they were unable to achieve a decisive victory.

The Allies were…

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Becker, Jean-Jacques, “Chantilly Conference”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 06 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2015

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