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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Recently, we had the chance to check out CroisiEurope's Marne River itinerary.
The only thing in their way was a contingent of Allied troops, including untested US forces near the Marne River in northern France.
The tree, a gift from French President Macron, comes from Belleau Woods, near the Marne River in France, where in June 1918 US forces suffered 9,777 casualties, including 1,811 killed in the Belleau Wood battle during World War I.
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. The authors do justice to World War II, perhaps the "Golden Age" of amphibious warfare and an important era in Marine history.
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.
The British had been driven back to the Marne River in France.