battle of St Mihiel

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Noun1.battle of St Mihiel - a battle in the Meuse-Argonne operation in World War I (1918)battle of St Mihiel - a battle in the Meuse-Argonne operation in World War I (1918); the battle in which American troops launched their first offensive in France
Argonne, Argonne Forest, Meuse-Argonne, Meuse-Argonne operation, Meuse, Meuse River - an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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Throughout the three-day battle of Saint-Mihiel, Patton proved an inspiring leader, always in the thick of the fight and quick to innovate when the situation demanded it.