Aisne


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Aisne

 (ān)
A river of northern France rising in the Argonne Forest and flowing about 265 km (165 mi) northwest and west to the Oise River. Four major World War I battles were fought along its banks, including the final defeat of the Germans by French and American troops in September-October 1918.

Aisne

(eɪn; French ɛn)
n
1. (Placename) a department of NE France, in Picardy region. Capital: Laon. Pop: 535 326 (2003 est). Area: 7428 sq km (2897 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a river in N France, rising in the Argonne Forest and flowing northwest and west to the River Oise: scene of a major Allied offensive in 1918 which turned the tide finally against Germany in World War I. Length: 282 km (175 miles)

Aisne

(eɪn)

n.
a river in N France, flowing NW and W to the Oise. 175 mi. (280 km) long.
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this contract is for the treatment of bulky waste collected in the aisne department in a treatment center (s) approved by legislation and adapted to this type of waste category.
Takle, who served in the British Army, describes the fighting by British and American divisions under French command in the Battle of the Aisne and the Second Battle of the Marne in World War II during the summer of 1918, as the Allies turned the tide against the German Army.
Within six weeks he had gone from the cinema to the Battle of Aisne. It is an extraordinary story."
A total of 13,541 British soldiers lost their lives in futile attempts to break through German lines entrenched along the Chemin des Dames ridge, north of the River Aisne.
1914); he repulsed the French Champagne-Marne offensives (February-March and September-November 1915); held General Anthoine's Fourth Army of Petain's Center Army Group to minor gains during the Nivelles offensive (Aisne II) (April 16-May 15, 1917); some of his right wing units played a role on the extreme left of Ludendorff's Champagne-Marne offensive (July 15-17, 1918), covering the east flank of First Army; his forces were badly mauled by U.S.
Main features: this contract is for the treatment of plasters collected in the aisne department in a treatment center (s) approved by the legislation and adapted to this type of waste category.
* Aisne 1914: The Dawn of Trench Warfare is being published by The History Press this month.
The nearest city is Reims, a name wellknown to Champagne drinkers, but the jewel in Aisne's crown is the medieval town of Laon.
Main features: the works concern the restoration of the locks on the territory of the uti canaux de picardie champagne ardenne, and mainly the works of the canal de la sambre in the oise, located in the department of aisne.The set of tracks of following water is likely to be the subject of work: - canal from the sambre to the oise, - canal ardennes, - branch of vouziers, - lateral canal to the aisne, - canal from aisne to the marne, - lateral canal at the marne (pk 0.000 to 48.665), - canal from oise to aisne, - canal saint-quentin.
Contract notice: Studies of containment systems and hydraulic schemes for the purpose of classifying the hydraulic structures of the oise and aisne watershed