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A village of northern France south of Amiens. It was the site of the first US offensive (May 1918) in World War I.


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a village in N France, S of Amiens: first major battle of U.S. forces in World War I, May 1918.
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In addition, a bus trip to the First Division Museum at Cantigny in Wheaton for a guided tour to learn more about the history of the Great War is slated for May 16.
First Over There: The Attack on Cantigny, America's First Battle of World War I.
recently visited the Cantigny Golf Course in Wheaton, III.
org/events/perseid-star-party-2016-08-12/) Perseids at Cantigny Park during a watch event sponsored by Alder Planetarium.
operations in France have heard of Chateau Thierry, Belleau Wood, and the defense of the Mame, Lengel also covers lesser-known actions--the first bloodletting at Cantigny in May, the limited offensive at Soissons, the Aisne-Mame campaign, and the frustration and failure at Fismette.
Through philanthropic programs, Cantigny Park and museums, the Foundation helps develop citizen leaders and works to make life better in our communities.
Additional funds added to the total will come from retailers' own fundraising efforts held through community events and in-store campaigns, as well as the June 9 IGA WWP Golf Outing at Cantigny Golf Course in Wheaton, Ill.
They show their fighting spirit by taking the village of Cantigny.
The First Division Museum at Cantigny in Wheaton, Illinois, preserves the history of the U.
A biography of McCormick found at the website of the First Division Museum at Cantigny (located on McCormick's former estate near Wheaton, Illinois, which he named after the village of Cantigny, France, site of the first American victory in World War I) noted that McCormick received a commission as a major in the U.
16, 2012, at Cantigny Dining Facility, Fort Riley, Kan.
McCormick Foundation, the affiliated Cantigny Foundation and a variety of trusts held by Times Mirror's Chandler family.