Definition of Battle of the aisne

1. Noun. A battle in World War I (May 1918); the Germans tried to attack before the American numbers were too great to defeat; the tactical success of the Germans proved to be a strategic failure.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of The Aisne

battle of Solferino
battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse
battle of St Mihiel
battle of Tannenberg
battle of Tertry
battle of Teutoburger Wald
battle of Tewkesbury
battle of Thermopylae
battle of Trafalgar
battle of Trasimeno
battle of Valmy
battle of Verdun
battle of Wagram
battle of Ypres
battle of Zama
battle of the Aisne
battle of the Bismarck Sea
battle of the Chemin-des-Dames
battle of the Coral Sea
battle of the Philippine Sea
battle of wits
battle plan
battle rapper
battle royal
battle ship
battle sight
battle stations
battleax
battleaxe

Literary usage of Battle of the aisne

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Great War by George Henry Allen, Henry C. Whitehead, French Ensor Chadwick (1919)
"Second Battle of the Aisne, beginning April 16th: Aisne Heights, Craonne and the Miette Valley, ... Battle of the Aisne ..."

2. 1914 by John Denton Pinkstone French (1919)
"CHAPTER VII THE battle of the aisne AND ITS PROGRESS UP TO SEPTEMBER 30 I AM throwing my thoughts back, and endeavouring to recall the mental atmosphere ..."

3. The Great War by Frank Herbert Simonds (1914)
"L. CHAPTER XXXV HOW THE battle of the aisne BEGAN /"T"VHE first shots in the Battle of the Aisne were •*• fired on September 12, when the British Army ..."

4. The Note-book of an Attaché: Seven Months in the War Zone by Eric Fisher Wood (1915)
"... VI THE battle of the aisne Paris, Monday, October 12th. In writing about the German, Austrian, and Hungarian subjects of whom we have had charge, ..."

5. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1915)
"The greater part of the garrison succeeded in evacuating the town. The Battle of the Aisne.—The. Battle of the Aisne was a continuation of the Battle of the ..."

6. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1916)
"But, to be perfectly impartial, it must be admitted that the second phase of the battle of the Aisne made the bombardment of Rheims a military necessity. ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The first phase of the battle of the Aisne closed on 18 Sept. 1914, and from that day began the remarkable trench warfare that became so prominent a feature ..."

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