Marne River


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Noun1.Marne River - a World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918Marne River - 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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The town sits on the left bank of the Marne River at the extremity of the Cubry Valley, which crosses it.
During World War I, the Marine "Devil Dogs" in France served with the Army's Second Infantry Division, most conspicuously at the Battle of Belleau Wood near the Marne River.
In the first half of the 20th century, not far from Belleville and just outside Paris proper, the banks of the Marne River played host to these riverside cafes.