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A town of northern France on the Marne River east-northeast of Paris. Nearby, the second Battle of the Marne (July-August 1918) was fought, ending the last major German offensive in World War I.


(ˈʃætəʊˈtɪərɪ; French ʃɑtotjɛri)
(Placename) a town in N central France, on the River Marne: scene of the second battle of the Marne (1918) during World War I. Pop: 14 967 (1999)


(ʃæˈtoʊˌti əˈri, -tyɛˈri, ʃɑ-)

a town in N France, on the Marne River: World War I battles. 13,856.
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Noun1.Chateau-Thierry - a World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918Chateau-Thierry - a World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918
First World War, Great War, War to End War, World War 1, World War I - a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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Woven among these pleasant awakening moments are the nadirs of repeated discrimination against him on grounds of his Arab identity, the arrest of his close friends, his fathers hostility toward him and financial ruin, and his baptism by fire as a US soldier at the Battle of Chateau-Thierry in July 1918.
Williams served in Company K 125th Infantry, and he was wounded at the battle of Chateau-Thierry in July 1918.
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and shell holes of Meuse-Argonne, the smoke of Chateau-Thierry and
A first well will be drilled this year, with three possible areas - Chateau-Thierry, Leudon-en-Brie or Nogent-sur-Seine, all located a few dozen kilometres away from Paris.
Written for lay readers, military historians, and travelers in France interested in personally visiting the battlefields, American Battlefields of World War I Chateau-Thierry presents an in-depth visual and verbal experience sure to give the reader as accurate an understanding as possible of this deadly conflict.